Connecticut college students spend spring break building a home in New Bern, North Carolina: WITN

News Story: March 10, 2017

For Sacred Heart University senior, Kelly Romano, there's no other way to spend spring break. "Freshmen year I went to West Virginia, sophomore year I went to Arkansas, I went to Virginia last year, and then this year, I'm here."

This year she is in New Bern, on her fourth and final Habitat for Humanity alternative spring break.

Sacred Heart University is in Fairfield, CT and Romano, along with some of peers from their university's Habitat for Humanity chapter, are building a home on Biddle Street, in New Bern, in partnership with Craven County Habitat for Humanity.

When finished, the home will go to a lucky family selected through the application process.

"The people that you meet in the surrounding community is different, every experience is so much different," Romano says.

*Courtesty of WITN in Greenville, North Carolina

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