Lake Superior School District Awarded Grant for Supplies

By KBJR News 1

Lake Superior School District Awarded Grant for Supplies

January 17, 2013 Updated Jan 17, 2013 at 7:08 PM CDT

(NNCNOW.com) -- The Arrowhead Manufacturers and Fabricators Association Educational Trust (AMFA-ET) presented Lake Superior School District with a $5000.00 grant to purchase Lincoln Welders and consumable supplies.

The purchased items will be used for three separate community opportunities.

The welders and consumables will be used for high school day instruction.

The equipment will also be used in the school district’s partnership with Mesabi Technical College to provide one and two year technical welding instruction in the evening.

Additionally, the equipment will be used to provide customized training to local manufacturers.

The Arrowhead Manufacturers and Fabricators Association is a member driven organization helping to strengthen and grow the manufacturing and fabricating industries in Northeastern Minnesota and Northwestern Wisconsin.

The AMFA-ET is a 501-C3 nonprofit organization, which disseminates information about employment opportunities in manufacturing, provides grants to regional educational institutions, supports lifelong learning in technical education and raises funds to support its mission.

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