Sun Prairie students helped build Habitat for Humanity home
SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. — Students in Sun Prairie helped build a home in Vandenburg Heights in the first-ever partnership between the Sun Prairie Area School District and Habitat for Humanity of Dane County.
According to a release, construction started on the home on 1108 Chicory Way last winter. There was only a poured foundation, and the rest of the home was built by students with the help of high school teacher Justin Zander.
“Sun Prairie Area School District does a great job preparing students,” said Habitat CEO Valerie Renk. “For students interested in the trades, turning a Habitat build site into a classroom is another opportunity to provide hands-on experience and vocational training along with practical application of critical academic skills.”
The home is for Amber and her four children.
“Not only will my children have a home to grow up in, but I will finally have a home,” Amber said. “We are so fortunate to have this opportunity to come together and partner with Habitat to make this life-long dream into a reality.”
The home will be dedicated Monday, along with another nearby home on Chicory Way.
Get your weather forecast from people who actually live in your community. We update with short, easy-to-use video forecasts you can watch on your phone every day. Download the iOS or Android app here.
COPYRIGHT 2020 BY CHANNEL 3000. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. THIS MATERIAL MAY NOT BE PUBLISHED, BROADCAST, REWRITTEN OR REDISTRIBUTED.