LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - By Holley Nees - email
LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - He's drafting plans for Lufkin's newest Habitat for Humanity house and he's only a high school senior.
Clark Groom spent more than 150 hours on the computer this summer, drawing up floor plans for the handicap accessible house.
The 1,100 square-foot home will meet the Americans with Disabilities Act guidelines.
Groom drafted plans for last year's Habitat house, but had to pull them because of a last-minute construction error that would've been too expensive.
He's thrilled his plans were chosen this year.
"It was probably the best feeling I've ever felt because I just felt so on top of everything because my plans got picked so it was a real big feeling," Groom said. "I was excited. I'll be able to tell my kids, I helped design that house."
Groom will apply for a building permit at Lufkin City Hall on Monday.
Construction will get underway soon after he gets the permit.