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MITech Plus receives grants for STEM program

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(04/09/14) - They prepare students in the region for jobs through the STEM program - which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

Wednesday, MITech Plus received a total of $35,000 in grants from the AT&T foundation and Consumers Energy.

Leaders behind this program say this investment is key to promoting STEM education in the region.

"What we're trying to teach these kids is not only is there a living to be made, but they can gain great confidence with their hands with the right kind of training in high school," said Ken Horn, Former State Representative.

Business leaders say the grants will also motivate students to find jobs in the region after they finish college.

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