Austin high-schoolers build own pit after touring Franklin Barbecue

IT AT KXAN-DOT-COM.2-JOHN:THE WEEKEND’S HERE.. TIME TO FIRE UP THE BARBECUE PIT.STUDENTS AT AN AUSTIN HIGH SCHOOL ARE STILL FIRING THEIRS UP.. EVEN THOUGH THE SCHOOL YEAR IS OVER. 2-KATE:THAT’S THANKS IN PART TO A LOCAL BARBECUE LEGEND. CHRIS DAVIS JOINS US LIVE THIS MORNING FROM LANIER HIGH SCHOOL WITH THE STORY.CHRIS: JOHN, KATE…THIS IS A ROTISSERIE BARBECUE PIT.. STILL IN PROGRESS.STUDENTS TAKING A WELDING CLASS HERE AT LANIER STARTED IT THIS LAST YEAR.. AND NEXT YEAR’S STUDENTS WILL FINISH IT.IT’S MODELED AFTER THE ONE YOU’LL FIND IN THE SMOKEHOUSE…

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