After school closes, RA Hubbard will hold a silent auction with 400 lots up for bidding


LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — After school closed earlier this year, RA Hubbard High School is holding a silent auction with more than 1,000 items up for sale.

Lawrence County school officials say the school’s auction includes items from its agriculture and home economics stores.

“Money raised from the auction will be spent on future career technology students in the county,” said Rollie Wright, the former RA Hubbard agriculture professor who will transfer to Hatton.

Over 500 lots of items are available for auction. Some of the auction items are pictured below.

The in-person dates for the auction are July 25 and 26 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Bids will open on July 26 at 8:05 p.m. and auction winners will be notified on July 27 and 28. Payment and pick-up dates will be July 29 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m., and July 30 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The auction will take place at 12905 Jessie Jackson Parkway in Courtland.

The auction will help us provide new equipment and updated materials, as well as registration and travel for student leadership opportunities across the state,” Wright continued.

As previously reported, the Lawrence County School Board voted last December to close the doors of RA Hubbard High School, citing tax issues and a low student population. A district judge ruled earlier this year that the shutdown could go ahead. RA Hubbard’s final graduation took place on May 26.

The school system said students would be reassigned to Hatton High School, East Lawrence Middle School and East Lawrence High School.

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