2022-South Lake High School- Habitat Framing Construction

Students from Leesburg High, South Lake High, and Eustis High graduate from the Youth Construction Academy and dedicate the 3 homes they built for local families!

Habitat for Humanity of Lake-Sumter in partnership with Leesburg High School, South Lake High School, and Eustis High School have built four new homes as part of a vocational education program, the Youth Construction Academy.

  • Leesburg High School and RoMac Building Supply present a Home Dedication for the Smith Family in Leesburg, Florida on Tuesday, April 30th at 8 am.
  • Eustis High School students constructed two brand new homes this year, one sponsored by Carter’s Ace Hardware, and the other by First National Bank of Mt. Dora. They present a joint Home Dedication Ceremony for the homes in Tavares, Florida on Friday, May 3rd  at 8 am
  • South Lake High School and White Aluminum & Windows present a Home Dedication for the Marquad Family in Mascotte, FL on Tuesday, May 7th at 8 am

Habitat Lake-Sumter’s Youth Construction Academy, through the partnership of select high schools, is a vocational program designed to provide experiential learning and introduce students to the field of construction. Students graduate the program with access and opportunity for internships and employment.

Construction of each home began at the start of the Fall semester last year and will continue through April 2024. The students and teachers will be included in each ceremony as we welcome home the families selected through Habitat’s Home Ownership program.

Contact Lacie at lacie@habitatls.org for further information. 

About Habitat for Humanity of Lake-Sumter, Florida

Habitat for Humanity of Lake-Sumter, Florida has been your local Hometown Habitat serving individuals in Lake and Sumter Counties with access and opportunity to affordable housing solutions since 1989.   As an affiliate of Habitat International, we empower local families to achieve strength, stability, and self-reliance through shelter and are united by a shared vision of a world where everyone has a decent place to live

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