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Nicolet College lands nearly $1 million in state grants to expand programsSubmitted: 04/12/2018
Nicolet College lands nearly $1 million in state grants to expand programs
Lane Kimble
Lane Kimble
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lkimble@wjfw.com

RHINELANDER - Students in five Northwoods high schools will earn welding diplomas while still studying in their schools thanks to state grant funding.

Nicolet College announced Thursday it received nearly $1 million dollars in grants through the state technical college system.


Nicolet will use the money to put welding simulators in Rhinelander, Northland Pines, Tomahawk, Laona, and Mercer high schools. The college also plans to use the grants to offer more college prep workshops, boost online classes, and hold more college visits.

Nicolet received 100 percent funding for each of the 11 grants it applied for, totaling $945,265.

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