The Property Brothers (from HGTV) held a contest with the prize being a new library for a public school. Out of thousands of entries --- Burnett Elementary in Pasadena won!
The crew transformed the space with brighter walls, LED lighting, hundreds of new books and upgraded technology. Drew and Jonathan Scott picked Burnett Elementary's application for their library makeover because their message stuck out to them. It included the impact they endured from Hurricane Harvey. Things like
Most of the students' homes flooded
Principal Jae Lee kayaked to rescue people
The school was used to help people connect to resources.
In the picture below, Jonathan and Drew read to the students in the reading nook before cutting the ribbon. Students, administrators and students are really happy over the library makeover and new books.