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Ribbon-cutting ceremony at P.K. Yonge for new facility

Updated: Jun. 10, 2021 at 7:06 PM EDT
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - Dozens gathered at the new developmental research building at P.K. Yonge on June 10 to commemorate the official opening of the new facility.

Students in grades 6-12 will have opportunities to work inside the building with state-of-the-art technology and classrooms.

Among many, Senator Keith Perry, President of the University of Florida Kent Fuchs, and Dr. Lynda Hayes spoke on their hopes for the new building and what it might bring for years to come.

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“It’s my hope that P.K. Yonge gets the recognition it has earned. This building goes along with promoting the image of our really effective educational institution. So, now the building matches the students’ performance,” Glenn Good, Dean of the College of Communications at P.K. Yonge, said.

P.K. Yonge students started using the building back in January, but the ribbon-cutting ceremony was pushed back due to COVID-19 concerns.

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