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Twenty Laguna Creek High School (LCHS) students unveiled their first-ever tiny house construction project that will be donated to a homeless veteran. Eager students from the Manufacturing Production Technology (MPTA) and Green Energy Technology (GETA) academies partnered with industry professionals for the past year to learn how to build a home by reading the blueprints. These student builders framed and insulated the building, hung and finished the drywall, shingled the roof, installed cabinetry, installed the solar-electric system and painted the tiny home inside and out.

The students anticipate completing a second tiny home this fall. Both tiny houses will be delivered to a nearby organization, Kavanah Homes, that offers assistance to veterans.

Check out some news coverage of the completion of the first tiny house!:

FOX40: Non-Profit Builds Tiny Homes for Homeless Veterans

Good Day: Tiny Homes for Vets – Part 1

Good Day: Time Homes for Vets – Part 2

EG Tribune: Laguna Creek High School Students Build & Donate Tiny House to Homeless Veteran

The Sacramento Bee: Are tiny homes the answer for homeless veterans?

 

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