Lexington, KY- Back to school time means new a new semester, new classes, new supplies and for Sayre students – a new building.
Sayre Lower School held a ribbon cutting ceremony this afternoon for its new 37,000 square foot building.
Dean Builds finished construction on the $10 million building in July which includes 18 classrooms, a library, and a lower-level multi purpose room.
The Dean Builds team was led by Project Managers Steve Lawhorn and Blanton Coates, along with Superintendent, Chuck Beam.
The building also features a state-of-the-art science laboratory that opens onto a rooftop terrace, an art room, a learning specialist’s office and a music room. The Lower School will hold 250 students from age two through fourth grade.
In attendance at the ribbon cutting were David Dean of Dean Builds, Mayor Jim Gray, Board of Trustee Chair Andrea Tew, Head of School Stephen Manella, Head of Lower School Annie Papero and representatives from Orcutt | Winslow.
About Sayre School
Sayre School promotes intellectual, emotional, physical, social and aesthetic growth in each of its students. Founded in 1854, we honor our rich heritage and embrace change as we continually strive to achieve academic excellence. As a community, we are bound by the shared responsibility to foster a spirit of mutual respect and kindness. We value equity, justice, and the diverse perspectives of our world