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ELHS boasts only high school Habitat for Humanity chapter in NC

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MATT CHAPMAN
Staff Writer

East Lincoln High School has established the first high school Habitat for Humanity chapter in North Carolina.

Kelly McLain, an Americorps volunteer coordinator serving Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln County, was in search of new volunteers when the idea dawned on her.

McLain, a graduate of East Lincoln High School where she served as president of the science club, reconnected with her former science teacher, Robert Chapp. Chapp, coincidentally, had been brainstorming ideas of a new club himself that would not only look good on a college resume, but also teach students valuable skills for later on in life.

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