Last beam placed at Memorial Stadium

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GRAND ISLAND, Neb (KSNB) - A top out ceremony was held at Grand Island Senior High to celebrate the last beam being placed on the brand new west end of Memorial Stadium.

Construction workers place final beam on brand new west end of Memorial Stadium in Grand Island

Community members and donors gathered to see the beam hoisted up to its final resting place atop Memorial Stadium. Before the beam was raised, everyone in attendance was allowed to sign it.

Majority donor, Larry Martin was in attendance and said it was a special moment to see the main structure finished.

"It signifies the Grand Island community and some of its former residents coming together to do something that's going to be an important center for a lot of activities here in Grand Island," Martin said.