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Steve Miers (left) and Brandon Miers (right) remove the straps during the Monday installation of a sculpture outside the Moses Lake School District Learning Services Center.

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MLSD Learning Services Center gets new landmark
August 8, 2022 4:43 p.m.

MLSD Learning Services Center gets new landmark

Student-built sculpture a work of 'perseverance'

MOSES LAKE — The entrance to the Moses Lake School District Learning Services Center is now identifiable by a stack of books. Okay, not actual books, but a book sculpture constructed by students at the Columbia Basin Technical Skills Center. “It’s pretty cool-looking, isn’t it?” former MLSD Board Member Vickey Melcher said. The metal statue was installed Monday afternoon while an interested audience of MLSD personnel watched. A crew from Miers Construction, Moses Lake, moved the sculpture into place. Melcher said the project started when the district offices moved from their former location on Ivy Street. The sculpture depicts two books leaning against each other and sitting on a third book. Former MLSD administrator Dave Balcom said the design was a collaboration between skills center students, instructors and former MLSD superintendent Josh Meek...