Officials cut the ribbon on Brusly High School


West Side Journal

BRUSLY, La. (The West Side Journal) – Public officials and Brusly High alum joined the team of architects and contractors to cut the ribbon on Brusly High School Tuesday, Sept. 29.

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“So many people have played a part, not just in building this, but what we have been able to do in West Baton Rouge Parish,” Superintendent of Schools Wes Watts said during the ceremony. 

Milton J. Womack Construction, BCB Architects, Fusion Architects, APS and Dean Hotard Architect and Associates celebrated the completion of the $36 million project. 

The two-story, 124,000 square foot school boasts natural lighting throughout with state-of-the-art facilities, including a food science lab, media center, college-style cafeteria and open courtyard. 

Watts and Principal Walt Lemoine took officials on a tour of the facility following the ceremony. 

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The West Side Journal, located in Port Allen, Louisiana serves as the official journal of West Baton Rouge Parish. The newspaper’s roots run deep in the West Baton Rouge community, as the earliest dates of publication reach back to the mid-1800s.

The current editor is Breanna Smith, an alumna of Louisiana State University's Manship School of Mass Communication and native of Baton Rouge. Contributing writers to the Journal are members of the West Side community.

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