PCTC Team Earns EPIC Grant

PCTC Team Earns WVDE Division of Technical Education & Governor’s Economic Initiative EPIC Grant
Posted on 12/14/2018
Putnam Career & Technical Center EPIC Team receives WVDE Division of Technical Education & Governor’s Economic Initiative EPIC GrantThe Putnam Career & Technical Center's Economic Projects Impacting Communities (EPIC) Team received a $50,000.00 grant at the West Virginia Department of Education’s Division of Technical Education and Governor’s Economic Initiatives EPIC Competition.

Putnam Career & Technical Center presented alongside four additional Simulated Workplace Company finalists in an innovative community impact project competition. The EPIC Competition magnifies the Simulated Workplace Company’s collaborative and creative abilities into a showcase of technical skills through developing, designing and constructing an innovative community impact project for public, private, commercial, or residential use.

The Putnam Career & Technical Center's EPIC Team presented their project proposal to create tiny-home style cabins at the Eleanor Park in Eleanor, West Virginia, to increase tourism and the local economy.

The team was ultimately awarded the $50,000.00 grant and the fantastic opportunity to help positively impact their community and school.

The Putnam Career & Technical Center's EPIC Team has worked so hard on this project for their community and school! Putnam County Schools could not be prouder of their tremendous achievement!