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A whirring chorus – a peculiar song of hope – drifts out of one classroom in a mostly quiet Nesbitt Discovery Academy. While much of the high school sits dark and empty, the aptly-named Innovation Lab buzzes with activity. Inside, 11 3D printers hum away as they churn out frames for protective face shields.
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Office of University Communications, "Alumnus Helps with Buncombe County Schools’ Efforts to Make Face Shields" (2020). Gardner-Webb NewsCenter Archive. 92.