Air Force Jr. Cadets Renovate With UA Students

Cadets Work in Service to Community
Posted on 11/19/2019
Image of UA Construction Engineering StudentsWhen members of StarkFresh, a nonprofit organization in Canton, Ohio, that tackles the causes of hunger, said it needed help turning a decaying building into a brand-new supermarket, students at The University of Akron answered the call.

Fifteen students in the College of Applied Science and Technology’s Construction Engineering Technology program joined eight Air Force Junior ROTC Cadets from Buchtel High School on Oct. 26 to help renovate the future home for StarkFresh’s community-led, non-profit supermarket and café project at 1317 Gonder Ave. SE in Canton. During the six-hour workday, the construction engineering students mentored the Junior Cadets on how to safely and skillfully complete their part of the renovation project. Read more about the project here >>.

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