Education

Corrections officers graduate from WSCC academy.

December 20, 2014
Corrections officers graduate from WSCC academy.

VICTORY TWP. – A group of area corrections officers recently completed West Shore Community College’s Corrections Officer Training Program, a Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) approved 320-hour certification program for personnel supervising inmates in state prisons. The academy program focuses on providing the skills necessary to maintain safety and security within a correctional facility. During a 14-week period, the academy covers over 50…

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MCC refinance expected to save taxpayers money.

December 11, 2014
MCC refinance expected to save taxpayers money.

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. SCOTTVILLE — Mason County Central School District is in the process of refinancing its most current building debt, a move that will save taxpayers about $801,658 in interest over the next 12 years. The interest savings is tied to the district’s 2006 millage vote which paid for the building of Scottville Upper Elementary, a new gymnasium…

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WSCC winter semester registration underway.

December 1, 2014

VICTORY TWP. – – West Shore Community College’s Financial Aid Office will host a series of financial aid workshops for prospective college students and their families. High school students as well as adults considering going to college are encouraged to attend a workshop. The workshops will be held on Dec. 4, 6 p.m., at Mason County Central High School, Dec. 10,…

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MCC X-country team receives chocolate milk grant.

November 14, 2014
MCC X-country team receives chocolate milk grant.

SCOTTVILLE — Mason County Central Cross Country team was named one of United Dairy Industry of Michigan’s (UDIM) Chocolate Milk: Nature’s Sports Drink grant recipients, which emphasizes good nutrition. This fall, 50 Michigan high school sports teams were awarded funds to purchase and provide low-fat or fat-free chocolate milk to help their student athletes get the nutrition that they need…

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AT&T donates $15,000 to college for high school career exploration program

October 31, 2014
AT&T donates $15,000 to college for high school career exploration program

VICTORY TWP. — AT&T donated $15,000 to the West Shore Community College Foundation this morning. The contribution will support the foundation’s “Boomerange” program, a career exploration and readiness program that lets area high school students visit college and work with college students to create a resume, prepare for interviews and participate in a career fair. “Partnerships like this between AT&T…

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