Students in McNicholas High School's architecture classes recently experienced a real-world example of life as an architect. Working within budget parameters and other constraints, students presented their ideas for updates and improvements on the east façade of sophomore hall to administration, a board representative, and professional architect Kevin Clarisey.
The presentations included renderings, projected material and labor costs, and ideas for modifications and cost reductions just like a real client meeting and presentation. "I was very impressed," Clarisey said. "I didn't expect that level of proficiency. They are way ahead of where I was in high school."
McNicholas is one of the few high schools in the area to offer architecture classes. Learn more about the architecture program in the Feb. 6 episode of The McNick Minute.