DIGHTON — Bristol County Agricultural High School students, staff and community members gathered to show their appreciation for the 107-year-old campus and celebrate the kickoff the $103 million construction and renovation project.

On Sept. 20, Superintendent Adele Sands and Massachusetts Treasurer Deborah Goldberg, along with Bristol Aggie Board of Trustees, the Bristol County Commissioners and many legislative friends from throughout the SouthCoast, were on campus for the ceremony.

The first phase of the project will be the construction of the Center for Science and the Environment. A state-of-the-art education facility that will house the Science Department, Natural Resource Management program, Animal Science Program and the new Environment Engineering program.

In addition to the Center for Science and the Environment, the scope of the project includes renovations to Gilbert Hall that will provide modern classrooms and a new home for the Arboriculture program, a new student common, renovations to the Agricultural Mechanics building and a new Landscape Design and Contracting building.