2017-02-15 / News from our Schools

MTA awarded bus grant to attend Engineering EXPO

16 schools in total across Maine awarded Bus Grants

The Maine Engineering Promotional Council is pleased to announce that 16 schools have been selected as recipients to receive a bus grant to help defer transportation costs to get students to the Maine Engineering Expo at the University of Southern Maine, Gorham campus March 4 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The amount of each bus grant is up to $500 for direct transportation costs.

Due to the outstanding support of its sponsors, this is the fourth year MEPC was able to provide bus grants to schools throughout Maine. “Reading through the bus grant applications was truly humbling, and we’re excited to provide an opportunity for your students to visit a college campus,” a spokesperson said. “The drive and interest of students of all ages in learning more about STEM career options is inspiring. And the level of commitment, dedication and energy from teachers and staff is admirable. We trust that both students and teachers will find the EXPO rewarding, fun and educational.”

The winning schools are (in no particular order): Oxford Elementary School, Winthrop Grade School/Winthrop Middle School, Lee Academy, Ella Lewis School, Madison Area Memorial High School, Mt. Abram High School, Gray New Gloucester High School, Bonny Eagle High School, St. John’s School, Cony Middle School, Auburn School Department 21st CCLC After School Programs (in 6 schools), Regional School Unit 24, Camden Rockport Middle School, Massabesic Middle School, Cornville Regional Charter School, Leonard Middle School.

For more information, go online to engineeringme.com

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