Three Community and Technical Colleges in Kentucky Receive Federal Funding for Workforce Development

Government officials recently announced that three community and technical colleges in the state recently received an amount of $2,179,201 in federal funding to support workforce development in rural communities throughout the state. This competitive grant funding was awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) through a partnership with the Delta Regional Authority and the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC). West Kentucky Community and Technical College in Paducah will receive a total of $277,291worth of funding to be utilized to provide an array of talent for industries that require their employees to have experience in technical trades like welding, heavy-equipment operating and diesel mechanics.  The two other community and technical colleges that received funding were Maysville Community and Technical College and Big Sandy Community and Technical College.

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