Children on what makes a House a Home

Idaho Housing and Finance created a scholarship opportunity for children who live in income-based housing or who participate in housing programs around the state. Idaho youths in elementary school, middle school and high school submitted illustrations and a description of “What Makes a House a Home.”

One winner in each age category received a $1,000 Ideal scholarship. This year’s winners are:

Elementary: Moises C., 10, of Idaho Falls. He says what makes a house a home is love and laughter. My home is where I feel safe.

Middle School: Isabelle N., 11, of Driggs. She says a house is technically just a building. But a home is about family and love.

High School: Fatima S., 14, of Twin Falls. She says something that makes a house a home is family and the ones in it because, “A house is made of brick, but home is made by the people who live there.”

To view this year’s calendar and for more information on next year’s contest, please check out our Calendar Contest site.

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