Springfield R-12 School District
Hillcrest High School Renovations & FEMA Safe Room Addition
Esterly, Schneider was selected to design major renovations, upgrades and expansion to Hillcrest High School. This multi-phased renovation project included: electrical and technology infrastructure upgrades, auditorium remodel, new entry canopy, restroom remodel, elevator installation in gymnasium, enclosed walkway between gym and main building, kitchen improvements, roof, ceiling, floor tile, hot water pipe repairs and replacements
This project also included construction of a FEMA Safe Room that provides emergency shelter for the students, staff and surrounding community. The safe room was partially funded through FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program, which allows states and local governments to implement long-term safety precautions for use during severe weather.