Local afterschool programs receive grants
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY —
Two local middle schools were awarded grants for afterschool programs.
McCracken County Public Schools says it was awarded more than $1.1 million by the Kentucky Department of Education.
The money will be spend over five years for afterschool programs at Reidland Middle and Heath Middle School.
At Heath Middle School, $675,000 will be used for a new program in the fall. The money will cover staff costs, equipment, and supplies.
At Reidland Middle School, $490,000 will be used to help continue its afterschool program.