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Park Rapids Area High School carpenters, from left, Zach Nash, Jordan Eischens and Rylee Smith put the finishing touches on the home that will be sold to the highest bidder. (Jean Ruzicka / Enterprise)

Future builders completing home

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There's a house parked in the Park Rapids Area High School lot that's about to graduate as a home, moving off to a new horizon.

In the course of six years, a half-dozen homes have evolved at the hands of students, "built from the ground up."


Jeff Dravis leads the building trades class, students learning the intricacies of construction, including building codes, in one- or two-hour blocks of time each day.

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