HARRISBURG – Five schools in the region will receive grants totaling nearly $112,000 to help reduce and prevent violent incidents, according to Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46).
The grants included:
- $16,800 for Trinity Area High School in Washington County for the installation of cameras and metal detectors,
- $24,961 for Aliquippa School District in Beaver County for the purchase of metal scanners, security wands and door locks,
- $20,140 for Carmichaels Area School District in Greene County for the installation of cameras,
- $25,000 for Intermediate Unit 1 in Washington County for the purchase of door locks, a metal detector, speaker system and security wands, and
- $25,000 for Hopewell Area School District in Beaver County for the purchase of a cellular repeater system and electronic lock sets.
The grants were awarded as part of the Safe Schools Initiative Targeted Grant program administered by the state Department of Education. The program helps school districts purchase security-related equipment and implement programs to prevent violence against youth on school property.
CONTACT: Will Thomeier (724) 746-3762