Huntington Junior College gets writer training grant
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a $266,175 grant to Huntington Junior College to train and place students in real-time writing careers.
The two-year grant will be used to train and place 20 high school students and 25 adults per year. Eighty court reporters in the state will be offered retraining.
Congressman Nick Rahall and Sens. Jay Rockefeller and Joe Manchin, all D-W.Va., announced the grant Thursday in a news release.