New and improved Summit School to be unveiled in September

Makeover a part of ABC2's Built Upon A Dream

EDGEWATER, Md. - Students and teachers at the Summit School in Edgewater will get a first look at their school's new appearance next month.

Through ABC2's Built Upon A Dream project, the nonprofit school, which educates students with language-based learning disabilities, received a physical makeover worth more than $200,000. 

Styled after ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Built Upon A Dream offers local nonprofits a chance for a makeover of their facilities. 

Volunteer contractors and suppliers upgraded the school's roofing, paint job, fencing, landscaping and electrical systems. Many individual corporate donations were valued at more than $25,000.

Sponsors and volunteers will unveil the new facility Sept. 10. A TV special about The Summit School will air on ABC2 at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17. 

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