Jay students are helping the town

School's construction academy turning out picnic tables as students learn the trade

Jay High School's new construction academy students are building 14 tables, eight for the town of Jay's Bray-Hendricks Park to replace the ones that were there for many years and six for Opies Cafe on Commerce Street in Jay.

Class instructor Steve Locklin said the town approached him about building them and the ideas took off from there. He said the projects will hopefully bring the community and the construction academy together, which is the ultimate goal.

"When Eric Seib with the town of Jay called and asked us about building the tables to replace the ones in the park, it was a new project...

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