Sanford, FL – On November 10, 2017, Wharton-Smith’s Commercial Division celebrated the traditional topping out of Seminole County Public Schools’ (SCPS) new Millennium Middle School being built adjacent to SCPS’ Midway Elementary School off S.R. 46 in Midway.
More than 350 subcontractors, team members, members of the SCPS Board, and Superintendent Dr. Walt Griffin were in attendance to recognize this important milestone. Senior Superintendent Matt Kugelmann and Senior Project Manager Paul Fulks welcomed the large crowd and thanked everyone for their hard work in getting the project to this point. “We can do all the planning and design, but if it wasn’t for you guys that put the hammer on the nails, we couldn’t get here,” remarked Fulks. “This is a celebration for you and your hard work. We thank SCPS for the opportunity to build this school. It is truly an honor to be a part of a project that impacts the lives of our kids and future students,” he added.
Approximately 140 prizes totaling more than $4,000 were raffled off to subcontractors on the job. Prizes such as gift cards, tools, and gift baskets were donated by subs and vendors. Lunch was provided by Bubbalou’s Bodacious BBQ.
The 222,400-square-foot multi-building prototype, designed by SchenkelShultz Architecture, will replace the existing Millennium Middle School and provide a state-of-the-art performing arts center in support of the schools’ fine arts and communication curriculum. The new campus will serve approximately 2,066 students and will be completed in time for the 2018-2019 school year.
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