Funds headed to Lawrence for Technology Education | News

 Funds headed to Lawrence for Technology Education | News

Lawrence County Schools is one of nine districts who received funds from the state for renovations to Local Area Vocational Education Centers. The Kentucky School Facilities Construction Commission board approved Wednesday $9.28 million for Lawrence.

District could apply for up to $10 million in funding and the money “can be used to cover the cost of renovations, which include the updating, expanding, repairing, replacing or rebuilding a structure,” a press release from Gov. Andy Beshear’s office states.

The Lawrence County School District will use the funds to expand its Center for Technical Education (CTE) and renovate existing space, according to Superintendent Robbie Fletcher. A “newer, nicer greenhouse with state-of-the-art technology” is on the way for…

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