Wes Hickman (202-224-5972) or Kevin Bishop (864-250-1417)
-- U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham and Jim DeMint today announced York Technical College will receive a $1.5 million grant for the construction of the Chester Technical Center.
“This Center will be a vital component in the future economic development of Chester County,” said Graham. “It will provide specialized job training for local companies, and will help the County recruit new employers and create jobs.”
“This funding provides a critical piece of York Tech's plan to educate and train workers of the future,” said DeMint. “I congratulate York Tech on their efforts to bring the Chester Technical Center to fruition.”
The grant was awarded by the U.S. Department of Commerce.