MDI Students Help Build Habitat for Humanity House 

High school students on Mount Desert Island are spending some of their class time helping those in need in their community.MDI High School offers a “habitat for Humanity” class.About 25 students are enrolled.They’re doing the framing for a Habitat house being built for a needy family in Ellsworth.Students and teachers are building the external and internal walls for the home.They also raised the money to buy the materials.Teacher Wilt Jones says the students are making a difference in their community, and taking away a great lesson.<"i think they really get a sense of community, of helping out, giving back and helping those in need when, and so when they get done, maybe they'll continue some type of involvement in the future in some way, whether it be habitat or other endeavors.">The interior and exterior walls should be ready to go within the next week.They’ll be brought in to the house site on a flatbed, where volunteers will do the construction.