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Seven Hills students build Ferrari for special needs child

Brysen Williams, who is unable to walk on his own, took his new Ferrari for a ride for the first time Tuesday. (FOX19 NOW Photo/Mike Woeste) Brysen Williams, who is unable to walk on his own, took his new Ferrari for a ride for the first time Tuesday. (FOX19 NOW Photo/Mike Woeste)
MADISONVILLE, OH (FOX19) -

A group of students at Seven Hills Middle School built a miniature Ferrari for a two-year-old with cerebral palsy.

Brysen Williams, who is unable to walk on his own, took his new Ferrari for a ride for the first time Tuesday.

The group of students heard Williams' story and decided to spend their lunch breaks for the past few months building him the vehicle for him to move around in. 

The students modeled it after the "Power Wheels" that Williams' brothers ride around in, so now they can all ride together.

"Our innovation lab we're trying to give the kids some more experiences that are hands on. Some engineering experiences, said Karen Glum, innovation lab director at Seven Hills Middle School. "One of our goals is to engage the kids in projects that help them develop empathy for others. To see that the STEM skills they're building are skills that can be used to help other people."

The students at also helped raise money for the project through baked sale fundraisers.

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