Hands-on building

T-R PHOTO BY ADAM SODDERS - Hands-on building About 160 students from area high schools took a trip to the Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Local 3 Training Center, 601 S. 12th Ave., Tuesday to learn about bricklaying, mortar, apprenticeships, equipment and more. Students from Marshalltown, Newton, Grinnell, Bondurant, Brooklyn- Guernsey-Malcolm (BGM), Hartwick-Ladora-Victor (HLV), Beaman-Conrad-Liscomb-Union-Whitten (BCLUW) and South Tama County participated in the Bricklayers- and Masonry Institute of Iowa event. Pictured here are South Tama seniors Annette Valles, left, and Vanessa Patlan, right, practicing their bricklaying skills.

South Tama seniors Annette Valles, left, and Vanessa Patlan, right, practice their bricklaying skills. About 160 students from area high schools took a trip to the Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Local 3 Training Center, 601 S. 12th Ave., Tuesday to learn about bricklaying, mortar, apprenticeships, equipment and more. Students from Marshalltown, Newton, Grinnell, Bondurant, Brooklyn- Guernsey-Malcolm (BGM), Hartwick-Ladora-Victor (HLV), BCLUW and South Tama County participated in the Bricklayers- and Masonry Institute of Iowa event. South Tama seniors Annette Valles, left, and Vanessa Patlan, right, practicing their bricklaying skills.