Media Contact: Tozier - Interior 4306
For Immediate Release: April 6, 1962

Award of a $758,802 contract for construction of school facilities at Kaibeto, Arizona, on the Navajo Indian Reservation, was reported today by the Department of the Interior.

Facilities to be built under the contract include a two-classroom and multipurpose room addition to the existing school, a 128-pupil dormitory, five one-bedroom apartments, and a multistory building containing two-bedroom and three-bedroom apartments.

In addition, the existing kitchen-dining room will be remodeled, all utility systems will be expanded, and the streets, walks and play grounds will be improved. These facilities, when complete, will provide more adequate educational opportunity for the present enrollment and allow an increase of 82 pupils, beginners through the sixth grade.

The successful bidder was Lembke Construction Company of Albuquerque, New Mexico. No other bids were received.