ECTC Receives Federal Grant For Increasing College Attendance

ELIZABETHTOWN (11/22/21) — Elizabethtown Community and Technical College has been awarded a U.S. Education Department grant of 272- thousand dollars per year for an anticipated five years to fund the Educational Opportunity Center at the college. The EOC’s goal is to increase the number of adults and new high school graduates in the region attending college by providing supportive services including academic advising, career counseling and college admissions assistance. The center serves 1,000 residents of the ECTC service area yearly, which includes Breckinridge, Grayson, Hardin, and Meade Counties. The center’s staff provides free services on ECTC campuses throughout the region.