R.K. Redding Construction, Inc. advertisement in the Spring 2010 Auburn Alumni Magazine.
View Project Photos Alexander High School Principal Nathan Hand laughingly said recently that the school has been in need of a new gym for the past 20 years. This is similar situation that many schools find themselves in these days. About 10 years after the school was first built, the areas growth had far surpassed all expectation. The school was built to handle 1,200 students, but that number has swelled to 1,700. While additional classrooms had been built, the gym still looked like it was built in the 1980’s… which it had. “Our outdated and undersized gym was having a negative impact on the school,” said Hand. “Coaches where having to share offices, the various teams were crammed into one locker room, multiple physical education classes were being held at the same time and team practice were being held late at night or at different schools to accommodate everyone.” Oftentimes, a school these days will have two or three gymnasiums to handle the increased need to field numer