Hillsboro: School District Wins $25,000 Grant For Math & Science Education

By: Brittany Semadeni Email
By: Brittany Semadeni Email

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.


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