STEELE CREEK NEWS
Olympic Dedicates its
8th Habitat for Humanity House
$100,000 -- Builds & Dedicates 8th Habitat House -- Making a
Family's Dreams Come True
29, 2016) Olympic dedicated its 8th Habitat for Humanity House
construction students build a Habitat home
each school year in the Olympic parking lot as a classroom project
with its teacher, Albert Ashley, who masterfully integrates
authentic work into the classroom curriculum.
Olympic teams with its partners in the community to raise $100,000 in
cash and in-kind. In 2011, Microsoft Corporation recognized this
Olympic project as one of the six most innovative high school
projects in the nation that help students develop 21st Century
METS senior Jenna Lane told the crowd who gathered
for the Dedication, "It was hard work, but it's so fantastic to
think that a house WE BUILT at Olympic will become the centerpiece
for a family's most meaningful memories. It makes me proud."
This year's community partners include:
Vulcan Materials Company
CPCC Construction Academy
Habitat for Humanity Charlotte
Isn't #8 Just Great!
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