As one of the final pieces of a $19.5 million addition, Central High School alums and supporters on Tuesday dedicated a new walkway up to the historic school in the name of its longest-serving principal.

The Dr. G.E. and Betty Moller Legacy Walkway is named for “Doc” Moller, who served as principal of the 160-year-old school from 1968 to 1995.

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Moller spoke Tuesday morning during a dedication ceremony for the walkway and the Jepsen Family Legacy Plaza, a new plaza that overlooks downtown from atop the addition.

Central students moved into the privately funded music- and arts-focused addition this spring.

Work continues on the addition’s limestone exterior. Michele Roberts, executive director of the Central High School Foundation, said it’s behind schedule but set to be completed by the start of the next school year.

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