School system gives a preview of Viking Academy

Originally posted at Bristol Herald Courier.

BRISTOL, Tenn. – A little more than six months after a vacant car dealership was donated to the Bristol Tennessee school system for use as a career and technical center, faculty from Tennessee High School provided a preview Friday of what will be called Viking Academy to members of the School Board, City Council and representatives from the Tennessee Department of Education.

Viking Academy will be located inside the old Friendship Ford building on Volunteer Parkway, which was donated to the Bristol Tennessee Schools by Mitch Walters and his family. Walters donated the facility to the school system in September of 2021.

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