UPDATE: Walla Walla skill center

WALLA WALLA - Action News is continuing to track the progress of Walla Walla skills center. Officials tell us the project is pacing to come in on budget.

The state has funneled over 11-million dollars into the new skills center.

Construction started in March. It's set to open for students fall of 2014. It will be a branch campus of the Kennewick School District's Tri-Tech Skills Center.

Teacher Dennis DeBroeck is named as the center's first director.