Franklin County Schools get $140,000 grant

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Franklin County students are getting for computers for STEAM education. This is thanks to a grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission.

Franklin County Schools is getting $140,000 for its “Connectivity and Programming Technology” project. Congressman Robert Aderholt made the announcement on Tuesday. The project provides computers for 16 high school classrooms, along with 100 portable computers. 

Congressman Aderholt said, “This is great news that Franklin County Schools will be receiving these funds. What’s even greater, these funds will make a true difference in the lives and academic careers of these students.”

This is to improve student skills in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) subjects and to allow them to be more college and career-ready. 

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