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Bayer Fund Gives Grant To THS

Taylorville High School has received a grant from Bayer to help purchase STEM equipment. Taylorville High School received $13,000 from Bayer Fund and will be purchasing Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math or STEM equipment for the Project lEad the Way Engineering Pathway Courses.

 

Taylorville High School authorities say they are excited about the opportunity to expand the STEM program at the Junior High to high school students as well.  The grant funds will purchase the equipment needed to offer two courses next year that will follow the PLTW curriculum.

 

This grant has also provided support to the community by allowing hands-on training and possible college credit.  This allows students to better be prepared for college and the workforce. In 2020, Bayer Fund awarded more than $17 million to over 3,400 charitable and nonprofit organizations to help address essential needs in food and nutrition, STEM education and community development.  Over the last 5 years, nonprofit organizations across the US have received more than $80 million.  To learn more about Bayer Fund visit www.fund.bayer.us. 

 

President of Bayer Fund, Al Mitchell says that these grants have helped strengthen communities and Bayer is proud to be able to provide support to develop programs that help combat challenges such as food insecurity, STEM education, and support services to patients.
 

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