Students and instructors from the Blackstone Valley Tech (BVT) Construction Technology program and the Drafting and Engineering Technology program recently assisted with the replacement of a wheelchair ramp at the home of Uxbridge resident Walter Jodrey. The project was performed in collaboration with Catholic Charities, the Greater New England Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and Koopman Lumber.
Seen here (left to right) are BVT senior Brian Healey of Milford, Walter Jodrey of Uxbridge, BVT Construction Technology Team Leader Mark Fitzpatrick and BVT senior Dylan Rainey of Millbury. BVT student-participants also included Samuel Bissonnette of Blackstone, Brittnie Blackman-Rodrigues of Milford, Kyle Gorman of Upton, Amy Oleksyk of Uxbridge and Jessica Roberts of Mendon. BVT staff -participants also included Construction Technology instructor J. Burke Doherty, Construction Technology instructor Joseph Flynn and Drafting and Engineering instructor James Aukstikalnis.
Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School serves the towns of Bellingham, Blackstone, Douglas, Grafton, Hopedale, Mendon, Milford, Millbury, Millville, Northbridge, Sutton, Upton and Uxbridge. The school’s website is http://www.valleytech.k12.ma.us.