Delta Excessive College’s $6 million health middle debuts

MUNCIE, Ind. — After starting development greater than a 12 months in the past and some provide chain points as a consequence of COVID-19, Delta Excessive College is able to exhibit its practically $6 million health middle and several other different enhancements made to the college.

The state-of-the-art health middle spans 37,000-square-feet and two tales inside the college. As college students began utilizing the area this fall, directors mentioned they’re thrilled with the brand new space.

A part of “Mission 20,” the health middle expands past an upgraded weight room and new indoor monitor space, with the hope to raised the lives of scholars after a faculty 12 months challenged by COVID-19.

“It has been one thing that we’re fairly pleased with, and we needs to be proud,” mentioned Principal Chris Conley. “I nonetheless look over my shoulder once I stroll into the brand new health middle, questioning if I am actually at Delta Excessive College, as a result of it’s simply so totally different from what we had earlier than, in a good way.”

The Star Press was capable of tour the brand new area earlier this week and converse with directors about its future influence on college students. This is a glance inside the health middle and what’s up subsequent for the college:

A rising want for bigger services

During renovations, Delta's football locker room was greatly expanded to hold enough room for about 80 team members.

Inside the previous few years, Delta Excessive College has acquired some updates to its gyms and science labs. However even after that, former Superintendent Reece Mann advised The Star Press again in summer time 2020 that different services had been being maxed out.

With a continued concentrate on college students’ social and emotional well-being, Mission 20 would convey much more updates to the college. Financed by a $10 million bond challenge, the challenge included a number of objects, from an almost $6 million health middle to extra areas to be taught within the commons space.