The grants will go toward Build Dakota-eligible programs where student enrollments exceed equipment capacity for the 2017-18 school year. Programs receiving the equipment fund grants include diesel technology, precision machining, building trades, welding and manufacturing technology, licensed practical nursing and surgical technology.
Governor Daugaard has awarded over 860-thousand dollars in grants to South Dakota’s four technical schools.
He says the money will buy much needed equipment:
The biggest chunk, $400,000 is going to Mitchell Tech.