Forsyth Central High School’s science rooms are getting a facelift this summer.
Seven science labs will be modified to include work stations, new floor coverings, chemical fume hoods and other features.
The Forsyth County Board of Education voted Thursday night to award the construction contract to Possibility Construction Company for $985,000.
The work is part of the development of a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, or STEM, Academy on the Central campus.
In addition to the labs, a centralized storage and computer lab will be developed.
The 800 Building will be modified to house a new engineering and robotics lab with materials processing shop, consolidation of the visual and graphic art classrooms.
The existing art lab will accommodate the expansion of the band rehearsal space.
The project is being funded from capital projects money and investments.