ALTON – YouthBuild AmeriCorps students from Lewis and Clark Community College’s Scott Bibb Center helped an area senior citizen by constructing a wheelchair ramp at his home.

Jeff Richards suffers from body myositis, a rare, non-life-threatening genetic condition similar to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

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Pictured with Richards are Jada Johnson, Isaiah Slater, Kaden Conreux, Carrick Waggener, Kadin Hauseman-Brown, Alec Schultze, Cayan Moore, Jason Gill and L&C’s Adult Education Construction Trainer Mitch Fletcher.

To learn more about L&C’s Adult Education program and YouthBuild AmeriCorps, contact Pathway Resource Development Director Sabrina Davis at (618) 468-4150 or

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