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Grays Harbor College breaks ground on Gene Schermer Instructional Building

ABERDEEN, Wash. – Grays Harbor College broke ground on their newest building yesterday. President Ed Brewster introduced the building’s namesake “Gene Schermer has worked for, and with, the college now over 30 years. We are proud to have named this building after Dr. Gene Schermer.”
Dr. Schermer himself was a little surprised when he learned that the 70-thousand square foot building would be named after him “More than a little bit surprised, I never anticipated that at all. I was just overwhelmed, and very humbled, by that.”
Construction begins with demolition of the 400 building, and once complete, The $41.5-million Gene Schermer Instructional Building will be visible from the highway, it should be open for class by September of 2015. 

Brewster said it was kismit that they were able to get construction funded by state legislature this year, after they cut 11% of the building’s funding, the engineers came back with an estimate that was 11% less than the 44-million expected.

GH College New Building

New CampusThe 70-thousand square foot building will cost around $41.5-million, and should be open by September of 2015.

Grays Harbor College breaking ground on new building

ABERDEEN, Wash. – Grays Harbor College will break ground on their newest building next week. The Gene Schermer Instructional Building will house Sciences, Nursing, Technology, Art, Engineering & Math for the main campus.
President Ed Brewster said demolition of the 400/450 buildings is slated to begin very soon, and they’re eying another building already “eventually we’ll take down the 200 building, the HUB will be the only building left to replace now.” Brewster said some classes will be moving into the 800 building during construction. 
GH College New Building

New CampusThe 70-thousand square foot building will cost around $41.5-million, and should be open by September of 2015.