Thank you, participants, sponsors, volunteers, and parents for joining us for the 19th Annual Build a House…Build a Dream Contest for 5th Graders!

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A huge Habitat thank you to everyone that joined us for the 19th Annual Build a House…Build a Dream Contest! Seventy 5th graders from over 15 different schools presented their dream homes on March 19th. Students impressed our panel of judges from local architectural and construction firms. They explained their inspiration and how they created these dream homes. We saw everything from Legos to rainbows to shingles made from pinecones.
The 51 dream homes made their way through three rounds of intense judging. Some homes focused on green technology while others were prepared for potential floods after what they saw through hurricane Ida. It was difficult, but the judges selected the following dream homes as the final three.
  • 1st place to Sofia H. of Garnet Valley
  • 2nd Aditi S. and Mia V. from Garnet Valley
  • 3rd place Neharika V. from Garnet Valley

We would also like to announce and recognize this year’s Fan Favorite winner as Greyson C. from Penn Wynne Elementary!

The goal of the Build a House Build a Dream contest is to introduce the students to what Habitat for Humanity does as an organization. Although they aren’t able to help at the constructions site yet, they can learn about the importance of affordable housing at a young age and what they can do in the future to help their neighbors in need.