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Lowe's Grants Awarded

Lowe's Grants were awarded to the following schools:


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Schools in Need
The focus for the 2013 SkillsUSA Lowe’s grant program was to identify schools, classrooms or teachers who have a very basic need to improve the quality of their students' educational experience. Grants were awarded ranging from $2,500 to $25,000.

Grant applications detailed the need for classroom improvements, upgrading or providing tangible tools for learning technical skills, leadership development opportunities, or providing for competition clothing that will give students the opportunity to compete at SkillsUSA events that would otherwise be unattainable.

The 2013 grant recipients and their projects are below:

2013 Grant Recipients

Cleburne County Career Technical School in Heflin, Ala.
School upgrade including a new sign and fencing and supplies to complete the facelift for the school.

Western Arkansas Technical Center in Fort Smith.
Grant dollars will be used to purchase official SkillsUSA attire for student officers to wear as they complete in leadership competitions and represent the school and SkillsUSA in the community.

Snowflake (Ariz.) High School
Purchase competition clothing.

Palmdale (Calif.) High School
iPad cart with iPads will be purchased and used by three comprehensive CTE programs.

Cedartown (Ga.) High School
Replace outdated welding equipment.

Putnam County High School in Eatonton, Ga.
A complete remodel of the Broadcast Video Room.

Lake County High School Technology Campus in Grayslake, Ill.
Fire extinguisher training simulator.

Iroquois High School in Louisville, Ky. and Fairdale (Ky.) High School.
Construct an amphitheatre and excavate to elevation a multipurpose athletic field.

KY Tech-Carroll County ATC in Carrollton.
Upgrading and replacing tools to make beds.

KY-Tech Clay County ATC in Manchester
A Max Graphic System Education package will be purchased to be used by existing CTE classes as well as starting a new entrepreneurship class.

Maine Region Ten Technical High School in Brunswick.
Installation of a new waterborne paint application system in the auto collision repair department.

Presque Isle (Maine) Regional CTC
Renovate classroom for prop room and a portrait studio.

Mounds View High School in Arden Hills, Minn.
Purchase iPads to be used in classrooms and by SkillsUSA leadership.

Lebanon (Mo.) Technology & Career Center
Renovate metal building into a classroom for building trades class.

Wayne County Career & Technical Education Center in Waynesboro, Miss.
Fourteen computer based automotive training simulators.

Arlington (Neb.) Public School
Tools, equipment and classroom upgrades for drafting, metal and wood shops.

Loving (N.M.) High School
CTE Day and SkillsUSA attire.

Columbiana County CTC in Lisbon, Ohio.
SkillsUSA attire, support materials, leadership training, and a trailer to be used in their outreach efforts.

Dauphin County Technical School in Harrisburg, Pa.
Leadership training for officers to bring back to local chapter.

Monroe Career & Technical Institute in Bartonsville, Pa.
Material and equipment for building trades maintenance program to remodel two cabins at a local education center.

Regional Career and Technical Center at Coventry (R.I.) High School
Renovate Early Childhood Education classroom.

Beaufort-Jasper Academy for Career Excellence in Ridgeland, S.C.
Classroom upgrades and tools for seven classrooms  and competition clothing.

TTC at Murfreesboro in Tennessee.
Purchase SkillsUSA attire, meeting support materials and supplies to grow a neighboring High School’s SkillsUSA membership.

Kermit (Texas) ISD
New welders and renovate the auto tech building for welding.

Central Kitsap High School in Silverdale, Wash.
Three engineering stations, tools, supplies and competition clothing.

Roane-Jackson TC in Leroy, W.Va.
Chapter meeting materials and SkillsUSA attire.

Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington
Raised beds and tools for greenhouse tunnels


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