On Monday, March 20th representatives from the James Rumsey Technical Institute attended a conference in Arlington, VA to accept the Don Myers Humanitarian Award.
This past Monday, Kathy Morgan (Vice Principal), Micheal Pheasant (Maintenance), and students Sam Willett (Carpentry), Kyle Price (Carpentry), Adam Chandler (Electrical), and Dillion Munson (Electrical) headed to the Crystal Gateway Marriot Hotel for the Annual Development District Association of Appalachia conference to accept the Don Myers Humanitarian Award. Nominated by Bill Clark (Executive Director of Region 9), JRTI was given the award for their work with Habitat for Humanity on the Tiny Home Project. So far JRTI has built 2 tiny homes for victims of the West Virginia floods this past summer, and are currently working on 2 more.
For more information on the Tiny Home Project visit: http://www.jamesrumsey.com/2017/02/22/tinyhomeproject/