(Le Mars) — Gehlen Catholic held ground breaking ceremonies yesterday (Thursday) on the expansion of the cafeteria facilities. Gehlen Catholic school board president, Andy Schmidt told the gathering the project is one of the largest and most exciting for Gehlen Catholic for the last 20 years. Schmidt informed the crowd that many Gehlen alumni have a helping hand in the renovation of the school’s cafeteria.
Schmidt says more than half of the funding for the project has already been raised.
Amy Jungers serves is the Development Director for Gehlen Catholic and tells of what the expansion project will involve.
Jungers explains some of the specific purposes of the expansion of the cafeteria.
Jungers says the hope is for construction to be completed by the start of next year’s school year.
(photos courtesy of Gehlen Catholic)