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Rose Law Group Heroes : Students build sleeper cottages for homeless

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The SAFE sleeper cottage on a flatbed truck delivered to the CCJ shelter on Madison Avenue on Friday, Feb. 24. /Photo by Nanci Hutson.

By Nanci Hutson | The Daily Courier

Members of the Bagdad High School group stand inside the SAFE sleeper cottage they built. Front row from left: Kassie Estrada, FCCCLA culinary instructor Shaun Rose and Hunter Mellor; and back row from left, Hunter Gates, Damion Tham, SKILLS teacher Tom Rose and Cole Chapin.

At Bagdad High School, woodshop and culinary arts students collaborated to build something with far more lasting impact than the usual first-time birdhouse that gets forgotten in a students’ garage.

They opted to invest $1,600 to build a no-frills SAFE sleeper “cottage” suitable to house one or two people who are now homeless.



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