BVT Students Assist With Uxbridge Ramp Replacement

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


Comments are encouraged! If this is your first time commenting (welcome!). Your email is required but not displayed. I ask town officials to use their real names.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s