Custer High School students build another home
Students at Custer High School have built another home as part of their residential construction class.
The school is hoping to sell the home through sealed bids. There isn't a starting bid, but last year's cabin sold for $19,000 and this year's cabin cost $15,000 to build.
The students design the cabin and then get to build it from the ground up for an hour 4 days a week during the semester.
The home is a 16 by 30 structure with 2 bedrooms, a kitchen, bathroom and living room. The class worked on it 4 days a week.
The hands-on experience is something that stays with the students forever.
"They can go out into the real world and get a job right away. The kids are doing things at their house now and fixing stuff up, so it's a great opportunity for them," said Teacher Jared Webster.
Bidding ends tomorrow at noon. The buyer will then have 10 days to pick up the cabin from the school.