Sharon Smothers is a single parent actively pursuing her Bachelors degree at the University of Akron. She has been employed by the University of Akron since 2009.
Sharon is a mother of three and grandmother of 5. Her son, Lamont (24), lives in North Carolina with his own family. Her oldest daughter, Shannon (17), attends Akron Early College High School and is interested in Chemical Engineering. Her youngest child, Shaina (4), is an energetic toddler who loves to sing and dance.
Sharon first heard about the program through members of her church, The House of the Lord, who are current Habitat homeowners.