Louisiana First Lady Donna Edwards visits LSMSA construction site

Ratcliff Project Superintendent Tony Mcdonald explained the augering process to Mrs. Edwards. John Allen of LSMSA, Carmen Luneau, Dr. Steve Horton of LSMSA, and LSMSA Board Chair Sharon Gahagan joined the discussion on the project site. | Photo Source: Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts Office of External Affairs
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NATCHITOCHES, La. (LSMSA) - The Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts welcomed First Lady Donna Edwards to the campus to get a peek into the progress of the new residence hall construction.

Tony Mcdonald, project superintendent for Ratcliff Construction in Alexandria, Executive Director Dr. Steve Horton, LSMSA Board of Directors Chair Sharon Gahagan, LSMSA Chief of Staff John Allen and LSMSA Project Supervisor Chuck Stoker led the delegation through the two-acre construction site and answered questions of First Lady Edwards and her staff.

Mcdonald explained to the group how auger piles were being completed, where the pile caps were being placed, how subsurface drainage was being completed, and how forming for Wing B was being installed.

He said that Ratcliff plans to pour the slab for Wing B by the end of the month.

For more information on the project and to follow its progress visit www.LSMSA.edu/ResidenceHall.

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