Assabet Valley Receives $281,000 Grant
MARLBOROUGH- Assabet Valley Regional Technical School recently received a new ingredient in helping to prepare students in the Culinary Arts Program: the school was recently awarded $281,000 as the recipient of the Skills Capital Grant.
The Skills Capital Grant, awarded by the Baker-Polito Administration that can range from $50-500,000, aim to help high schools & colleges to invest in the most updated equipment in order to efficiently aid students in training for their chosen career path. With this new grant, Assabet Valley says they will now be able to "expand the number of students who can study in the culinary arts program as well as modernize equipment to better meet local market demand."
In total, the school has overall received $1.7 million in grant funding that has gone towards curriculum development, lab experiements, project based learning opportunities for Biotechnology, Culinary Arts & Science, Advanced Manufacturing, Metal Fabrication & Welding.