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Santa Fe Trail Middle School Student Event

Olathe Santa Fe Trail Middle School Team Representatives from Newkirk Novak and the Santa Fe Trail Middle School project team met with students to share information about construction and the construction manager's role on the project.

We enjoyed spending time with the students of Santa Fe Trail this week! In partnership with Olathe Public Schools and our project teammates Hollis + Miller Architects, Henderson Engineers and Olsson, we met with middle schoolers of SFT to explain the roles and responsibilities of each our companies throughout the construction process. With the construction of their new middle school as the backdrop, participants rotated through stations, asking questions and engaging with volunteers. The final station was a fun one – adding photos, lists of favorites and memories into a time capsule that will be incorporated into the new building. Sharing with students and igniting interest in our industry is a hightlight of the K-12 construction market.

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