JACKSON CHAMBER: Governor Lee awards GIVE Grant in Jackson, TN


Jackson Chamber issued the following announcement on Jan. 2.

Governor Bill Lee was at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) in Jackson, TN to award the GIVE Grant of $927,580 to The Jackson-Madison County Manufacturing Alliance: An Educational Pathway to Success under the oversight of TCAT. The funds will be used in a partnership between the Jackson Chamber, the Jackson-Madison County School System, Jackson State Community College, Tennessee College of Applied Technology, University of Tennessee at Martin, Stanley Black & Decker, TBDN TENNESSEE COMPANY, Delta Faucet Company and ReNew BioMedical Services.

These funds will enhance and expand the Jackson-Madison County Manufacturing Alliance educational pathway for high school students to have dual college enrollment to earn certificates and gain hands-on training and attain associate degrees to bachelor degrees.

JSCC will receive funding for equipment and JMCSS will receive funds to build the Jackson-Madison County School System workforce development center which will be located at Jackson Central-Merry Early College High.

Original source can be found here.

Source: Jackson Chamber 

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