Burley's FFA Building Nearing Completion


By Brittany Cooper

Burley, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) A project that's two years in the making is almost finished at Burley High School.

The 60 feet wide, 150 feet long FFA building is nearing completion.The growth of the program and need for more space factored into the decision to build.

Community donations, grants and support of the school district collectively fund the nearly $460,000 facility.

Now current and future students will be to enjoy the amenities. The space includes a classroom, wet lab and an arena that brings animal science activity to the students.

"Our community has demonstrated that they value the most important crop we grow which is our students. What this does is brings us the opportunity to meet some of those growing needs in animal science in cassia county, expose our students to career opportunities and career skills that are in our county," explains, Lex Godfrey, Agri-Science Instructor, Burley High School.

Godfrey says there are approximately 230 unduplicated students and 400 students go through the program every two days.

The facility's ribbon cutting and grand opening is scheduled for February.

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