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Published: August 1, 2020


COLUMBIA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE RECENTLY RECEIVED A $200,000 GRANT FROM THE TENNESSEE BOARD OF REGENTS TO SUPPORT THE MIDDLE COLLEGE MECHATRONICS PROGRAM FOR THE 2020-2021 ACADEMIC YEAR. ACCORDING TO A PRESS RELEASE, THE MECHATRONICS PROGRAM CURRENTLY SERVES FIVE HIGH SCHOOLS IN COLUMBIA STATE'S NINE-COUNTY SERVICE AREA INCLUDING FAIRVIEW HIGH SCHOOL, EAST HICKMAN HIGH SCHOOL, COLUMBIA CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL, SPRING HILL HIGH SCHOOL AND MT. PLEASANT HIGH SCHOOL. THE GRANT FUNDING WILL ALLOW THE PROGRAM TO EXTEND TO LAWRENCE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL. IT IS EXPECTED THAT MORE THAN 70 STUDENTS WILL PARTICIPATE IN THE PROGRAM THIS COMING ACADEMIC YEAR. FOR MORE INFORMATION GO TO COLUMBIA STATE DOT E-D-U.