Ann Arbor Student Home Building Program was acknowledged by LOWES
Home store and KOBALT tools as one of the fifty programs nationally
recognized for work with young people. The AAPS program was awarded
$600.00 worth of tools under their "TOUGH TOOLS for COOL SCHOOLS"
This is the 40th year and 40th house being built by our student
program. For the first time in the programs history, the students
were framing the roof before the Thanksgiving break. They had the
truss framed and half of the roof completed and sheathed before the
holiday. They completed closing in the house by conventionally framing
the rest of the roof, sheathing and shingling the roof as well as
setting the windows and doors before the December holiday break.
Teacher, John Birko and his assistant, Joel Davenport, are very proud
of the energy and effort the students have showed in very difficult