Mac Cruz’s story could have ended a whole lot differently – if it hadn’t been for the staff and faculty at Greeley’s Jefferson High School. Their Construction Management Pathway program, launched six years ago, played a big role in helping Mac turn his life around. Now, he’s returning the favor.

When he graduated in May, Mac had not only earned a high school diploma, but also completed half the credits toward a degree in construction management. What’s more, he’d helped build a dozen homes for Greeley Area Habitat for Humanity.

Mac’s story is an inspiration – and you can read it right here.