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SCDSB Awards Tender For Construction of New Secondary School To Local Company

February 5, 2003 - The Sudbury Catholic District School Board has awarded the contract for the construction of its new Secondary school in Valley East to J.N. Construction of Sudbury. The new school, named Bishop Alexander Carter Catholic Secondary School will move from its temporary River Road campus location in Val Caron to its permanent site at the former St Anne School in Hanmer. J.N. Construction Company was awarded the contract by the Sudbury Catholic Board as they submitted the lowest qualified tender in the amount of $5,512,640, winning out over four other local construction firms that also submitted tenders including; Tribury Construction,

R.M Belanger Limited, Kona Builders Limited, and TESC Contracting Company. Tenders were publicly opened on Tuesday, January 28, 2003, at 4:00 p.m. at 165A D'Youville Street Sudbury. Based on the prices submitted, the letter of recommendation from the project architect, Castellan Luciw James Architects, and past experience with the contractor, the Board recommended the contract in favour of J.N. Construction.

The construction of the new school coincides with phase two of the Board's plan to transform for September 2003, the former St. Anne school into the most technologically advanced state of the art secondary school in Valley East. Ray Vincent, Chair of the Sudbury Catholic District School Board is elated with the creation of the new learning facility. "The Board has never wavered from its commitment to provide quality Catholic education to Catholic students in Valley East and Capreol. In establishing Bishop Alexander Carter Catholic Secondary School, the Board is following through on its mandate to offer equal educational opportunities for the students, parents and community partners in this region,"stated Vincent. Zandra Zubac, Director of Education for the Sudbury Catholic District School Board is also looking forward to the creation of the new state of the art secondary school. "After months of preparation, we are now ready to move forward with phase two of the Board's plan," stated Zubac. "The new Catholic school will build on the tradition of Catholic Secondary Education. Catholic supporters, parents and students will continue to be involved in determining and shaping the unique identity of the new Catholic Secondary School as it grows one grade at a time."



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