By John McDevitt

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A new digital production lab at a Philadelphia high school is helping students build a foundation for the future.

The ribbon was cut for Overbrook High School’s renovated digital media lab on Friday. It has 26 computers and features a classroom, audio room, and film studio.

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Some of the equipment in the new lab. (credit: John McDevitt)

“I have a passion to create, so this does, like sort of, boost my confidence you can say,” said Anthony Allen, a junior at Overbrook, who also explained their first project in the new lab. “We are working on a branding logo. Basically, a logo for ourselves.”

“We want to have these types of programs in all of our high schools so that children in the high schools will have the opportunity of real-life experiences moving forward,” said Dr. William R. Hite, superintendent of the School District of Philadelphia.

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Some of the equipment in the lab. (credit: John McDevitt)

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