High School Students Get Real Life Experiences Building Houses
This article highlights a construction program in Great Falls, Montana, that involves high school students and not only builds their skill sets, but revitalizes local neighborhoods. Students participate for an entire school year and help build the home from the ground up including pouring foundations, framing, siding and landscaping. Participating students come from all walks of life and all of them experience immense growth throughout the program. Completed homes are sold to local families who have finished homebuyer education.
SOURCE: Greeley (MT) Gazetta, 1/9/11