A Borger Junior College was one of 27 colleges in Texas to receive a grant from the Texas Workforce Commission.
The TWC awarded grants totaling $5,718,073 that support schools who are focusing on high-demand occupations through the Jobs and Education for Texans grant program.
“I congratulate these JET recipients as they work to enhance educational curriculum and high-demand job training for students in our high schools and community colleges,” said Chair and Commissioner Representing Employers Ruth R. Hughs. “Through innovative partnerships between employers and educators, Texas students will have the advanced skills in the workplace to help meet the demands of the 21st century.”
Frank Phillips Junior College was awarded $274,761. That money will be used to help purchase and install equipment to provide 80 students with training in the occupation of production technician.