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The 15 Counties Awarded State School Facilities Funding

Ashton Marra
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
The West Virginia School Building Authority voted on funding projects Monday.

The West Virginia School Building Authority met Monday to award more than $56 million in state funds to county school systems for facilities improvement projects. The following are the counties selected and the details of their projects:

Barbour County- awarded $4.6 million for energy management projects and HVAC renovations at seven schools.

Calhoun County- awarded $1.1 million for HVAC renovations at Calhoun Middle/High School.

Doddridge County- awarded $800,000 for the addition of two classrooms, a multipurpose room and an auxiliary gym at Doddridge County High School.

Harrison County- awarded $10.7 million for the construction of a new Johnson Elementary School. 

Jackson County- awarded $10.2 million for a middle school addition and renovations to Ravenswood High School which will replace the existing Ravenswood Middle School.

Kanawha County- awarded $1.7 million for additions and renovations to replace four portable classrooms at Andrew Heights Elementary School and expand the school's gym/cafeteria.

Logan County- awarded $6.5 million to construct a new elementary school  at the site of the current West Chapmanville Elementary School which will result in the closure of East Chapmanville Elementary School. 

Monongalia County- awarded $4.3 million for additions and renovations to Brookhaven Elementary School.

Pleasants County- awarded $316, 596 to build a safe schools entrance and ADA compliant restrooms at Pleasants County Middle School.

Pocahontas County- awarded a $100,000 reserve grant for further consideration of a $11.6 million proposal for renovations at Marlinton Middle School and Green Bank Elementary/Middle School resulting in the closure of Marlinton Elementary School.

Raleigh County-  awarded $20 million over two years to construct a new Crab Orchard Elementary School and additions and renovations to Shady Springs High Schools. The award will result in the closure of Lester, Sophia-Soak Creek and the existing Crab Orchard Elementary Schools and will eliminate overcrowding at Shady Springs. 

Roane County- awarded $970, 110 for a physical education addition at Spencer Elementary School.

Tucker County- awarded $5.1 million for HVAC renovations at Tucker County High School and Tucker Valley Elementary/Middle School.

Webster County- awarded $716, 078 replace a major portion of the roof at Webster Springs Elementary School.

Wirt County- awarded $2.2 million for a roof system replacement and exterior weatherproofing at Wirt County High School and Wirt County Primary Center and Middle School.

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