Messenger photos by Andrew Sharp
Binns Elementary fourth grader Justin Barrett, 10, shows the computer lab at the newly-built school to (left to right) his great-grandfather Donald Sayre, his grandfather Elmer Stephens, Jr., and his stepfather Jason Martin. The new library is in the background. The building, which opened for the 2008-09 school year, held a ribbon cutting ceremony Sept. 11.
Members of the Columbus Board of Education and Binns Elementary School principal Barb Edwards, together with students of the school, get ready to cut the ribbon at the dedication ceremony. Left to right are Board member Stephanie Groce, Board member Gary L. Baker II, Principal Barb Edwards, Board President Dr. Terry Boyd and (center) Dr. Gene T. Harris, superintendent of Columbus City Schools, with children from Binns ES.