Friday, June 16, 2017

“Palm Beach State College to continue Upward Bound with $1.35M Grant”.

To learn more about the “Upward Bound” program use this link. Here’s the latest news in this week’s Lake Worth Herald:

Palm Beach State College has been awarded another five-year $1.35 million federal grant to continue its Upward Bound program that helps steer high school students on the path to higher education.
     The College will receive $270,375 a year for the program that serves 65 participants per year from John I. Leonard, Lake Worth and Palm Beach Lakes high schools. Upward Bound is one of the programs funded by the U.S. Department of Education and collectively known as TRIO. It targets low-income and first generation college students. 

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     “I’m very excited that we have another opportunity to roll up our sleeves and serve deserving students by helping them enroll in a college of their choice,’’ said Jim Culver, Upward Bound director. “Palm Beach State College provides an excellent platform for me to continue serving in this capacity.” 

Pick up the print edition of the Herald at 600 Lake Ave. in Downtown Lake Worth.
The City’s newsstand is right across the street from the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County.