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March 14, 2024
North Union will receive nearly $400,000 from the state’s Career Technical Education (CTE) Equipment Grant Program. Funds will allow the district to purchase FANUC robot arms like the one pictured below. Above: Ayden Hawkins, (left) a senior at NUHS, holds up a fireplace circuit he worked on as part of the district’s engineering program. Also pictured are engineering students Montana Donohue, center, and Jacob Weigand, right. (Photos submitted)

North Union recieves state career tech equipment grant

 

By Michael Williamson, Richwood Gazette

North Union staff and administrators have been hard at work over the years building the district’s engineering and robotics programs but after recently receiving a grant award from the state, they’ll be able to take it even further.

Officials submitted a grant application in December and found out in late February that North Union will be among a small list of schools receiving money from the Ohio Department of Education and Workforce’s Career Technical Education (CTE) Equipment Grant Program. The district received nearly $400,000 of the almost $70 million grant that is going to 55 other schools around the state.

That will allow the district to purchas…

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