HILLSBORO (October 30, 2012)--Hillsboro ISD will receive $25,000 in grant money through the Monsanto Fund to enhance math and science education.
The school district was selected as a winner in the America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education initiative which is merit based.
The program gives farmers the opportunity to nominate their public school district to apply for a $10,000 or $25,000 grant.
Hillsboro was selected as one of nine winners.
More than $2.3 million will be invested in rural education across 39 states, a spokesperson for the grant said.
A ceremony is slated for Friday at 8:30 p.m. at the Hillsboro High School Football Field on Stadium Drive.
A check presentation will take place during halftime at the varsity football game.