Wharton-Smith team members joined Polk County School Board members, local government officials, and members of the community to celebrate the groundbreaking of the new high school. See more pictures.
The event opened with a prayer by Bishop Willie R. Mincey, Jr. and musical performances by the Ridge Community High School Marching Band and Girls Ensemble Chorus.
Slated to open in August 2021, the new three-story school will accommodate 2,500 students. The state-of-the-art prototype from SchenkelShultz Architecture will feature a three-story school on a 60-acre site with a performing arts center, administration offices, gymnasium, and stadium.
David Torbert, a partner…