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Great Falls College MSU Get 1.4 Million Dollar Grant

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"I’mhappy to announce today that EPA's grant of 1.4 million dollars has beenapproved," Today Governor Steve Bullock happily joined the Great FallsCollege MSU community in celebrating a sizable grant awarded to the college tohelp improve their welding program.

"Ithink its awesome place to learn we definitely need, we have excellentequipment here now but it would be nice to have a few more welding bays,"says student Bob Putnam. In an afternoon press conference at the college the Governormade the announcement of how much money the Economic Development Association isdonating.

 

"Andalso now 1.4 million dollars will go directly to Great Falls College to buildout the facility to make sure that there is a good supply of workers,"says Governor Bullock.

GovernorBullock says this grant is not only good for Great Falls College MSU but alsofor the state of Montana.  "But trulythe whole state of Montana this is an exciting day it's the day that wementioned I even mentioned in my state of the state address that here is an opportunityto prove our educational facilities produce great high paying jobs here inMontana and keep Montanans here in Montana," says Bullock.

Withthis new grant, ADF bringing more work for them and 20 new welding bays to workin, students at the college see lots of opportunity for their future. "Itseems like now there is quite a bit of opportunity out there for graduates withADF coming into town and we have had a couple of companies come in and spokento us about opportunities it seems like there is quite a bit of opportunity outthere," says Putnam.

 

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