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Whitefish Arts And Technology Get Million Dollar Boost

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WHITEFISH -

One million dollars of anonymous donations are being handed over tonight for the performing arts and technology program in the new Whitefish high school.

Whitefish Community Foundation executive director Linda Engh-Grady says the school originally set aside about $500,000 to just renovate the theatre and media space.

Now, they're planning on renovating and adding onto the building to really make it a state-of-the-art facility.

Sound-isolated practice rooms, high-tech lighting systems, and future-proof wiring everywhere-- this is stuff you don't see in every high school.

"We've always had a fantastic arts program within the school, but with the new state-of-the-art high school we're building, it's kind of an exciting time to be able to push that part of it," said Engh-Grady.

The money is changing hands during the jazz and percussion concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Whitefish Performing Arts Center.

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