REP. TOM REED DELIVERS $136,509 ARC GRANT FOR FILLMORE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Fillmore, NY – Today, Rep. Tom Reed announced a $136,509 Appalachian Regional Commission grant for Fillmore Central School District. The grant will be used for a program that provides students with the opportunity earn a certification and license to become a drone operator.
“We’re excited because at Fillmore, this funding will provide a STEM pathway for our students,” said Betsy Hardy, Fillmore Central School District director of technology. “We have partnered with Alfred University so the students will be able to matriculate afterward and attend Alfred University. That’s really exciting for our students.The Appalachian Regional Commission is a unique economic development agency focusing on supporting 420 counties across the Appalachian region. For more information, visit www.arc.gov.