Grants Galore for Roscoe Program

By Timothy Chipp, Abilene Reporter-News

News November 16, 2021
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Collegiate Edu-Nation, a network aimed at increasing opportunities for rural Texas to innovate in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), recently secured two monetary awards to expand their services.

First, CEN was named one of 15 winners of the inaugural Catalyze Challenge, which seeks to find innovative solutions for education moving forward.

The program awards up to $500,000 to winners who “design, pilot, and expand innovative solutions that support students in accessing economic opportunity through career-integrated learning,” according to its website,¬†catalyzechallenge.org.

The Roscoe-based network is led by former Roscoe Collegiate Superintendent Kim Alexander (CEO) and Roscoe High agriculture teacher Jacob Tiemann (president).

Collegiate Edu-Nation, the foundation said, focuses on collaboration and partnership, innovation, sustainable impact, integrity, and equity.

Read the full article in Abilene Reporter News.

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