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Collins gets funding for clean energy program

Collins Career Career and Technical Center has been awarded grant funding for advanced career curricula in Clean technology and energy and power.

According to a news release, the program gives students a chance to apply science and principles of clean energy systems to solve problems involving motors and generators, solar power, wind turbines, biofuel generation and more.

Collins CTC will receive $10,000 from the Southern Regional Education Board and $10,000 from the Ohio Department of Education-Career Technical Education for equipment and materials.  Tuition for training of instructors, for a total of $13,000, will be paid by SREB.

The curriculum will be implemented in the STEM Academy at Collins during the next school year.