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Truckee High’s Student Assistance Center gets remodeled

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Duane Andrews takes part in a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Truckee High School Student Assistance Center (SAC) Wednesday night.

Thanks to Duane and Becky Andrews and the staff at Clear Capital, the center was completely remodeled, including structural and cosmetic changes, new furniture and computers. The total cost was made possible by the Andrews family, with the Clear Capital staff lead by Sandy Florio.

The goal of the Andrews family was to make the counseling office/career center a focal point and student-centered hub that reflects the mission statement: “…every student deserves respect, support and equal access to the knowledge and skills necessary to reach their fullest potential.”

The Andrews’ daughter was an early graduate this January. Duane also runs “Career Bound” at Clear Capital, a summer program to expose students to career opportunities. Improving the SAC help students and enhances the Career Bound program.

“It made sense to help support what the high school had to offer,” Andrews said.

Paul Christiansen, a counselor at Truckee High School who will work in the new center, was very impressed with the remodel.

“It looks really professional,” Christiansen said. “It shows what private donations can do. We couldn’t have done it without them.”


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