High Tech HS to receive $20K grant from Verizon Innovative Schools Program

NORTH BERGEN – High Tech High School’s nationally recognized STEM program (science, technology, engineering, and math) will receive a funding boost thanks to a $20,000 grant from Verizon’s Innovative Schools Program. The occasion will be marked with a ceremony on Wednesday, Jan. 20 at 1 p.m. at the school, 2000 85th St.
The funds will be used to support High Tech’s “Project Lead the Way” curriculum, which aims to prepare students for the cutting edge careers of tomorrow with a particular focus on biomedical technologies. Verizon Director of External Affairs Mark Bocchieri will be on hand to officially present the check to Hudson County Schools of Technology Superintendent Frank Gargiulo and High Tech High School Principal Dr. Joseph Giammarella. The event will also be attended by school district leaders and students in the school’s STEM program.

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