Brady White, now a senior at Galax High School, picked creating a wooden sign as a shop project in the school’s Career & Technical Education program during his junior year.
The sign, which bears elements related to firefighting, is his gift to the Galax Volunteer Fire Department. “I’m with the fire department,” said White. “I’m an Explorer. I knew the machine was here [at school], and I wanted to do something with it, and this was the first thing I thought of.