High school students give their custodian the surprise of a lifetime

Students Build New Home for School Custodian Who Lost House in Fire

Students at Boiling Springs High School in South Carolina gave their custodian the surprise of a lifetime. Brenda Hurst has been the lead custodian at the high school for 20 years now, but last year, the home she grew up in was destroyed by a fire. Brenda's house had been with her family since it was built in the 1900s.

Community members and students from the school teamed up with Carpenters for Christ to build Brenda a new and fully furnished home.

Former Boiling Springs High School student Drew Peden said that when the students had heard that Brenda lost her home, they immediately knew that they wanted to build her a new one. "Ms. Brenda is really special to the school, because she always has a smile on her face," he said.

Drew Peden told Fox and Friends Weekend:

Brenda is very appreciative of the students and community members that helped make her new home a reality. She even said that she feels like she's living the "high life" now, comparing her new life to life in Beverly Hills.

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