SCC looks to keep aerospace momentum rolling State to kick in money when federal grant ends

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scc-looks-to-keepDave Cox, dean of Spokane Community College’s technical education division, says the Air Washington grant enabled the school to hire seven staffers to support aerospace-related training.

Though federal funding from an Air Washington worker retraining grant will end in the fall, Dave Cox, dean of Spokane Community College’s technical education division, says he’s confident the department will continue to grow.

“The grant was a big wind in the sail,” Cox says. “But the (state) Legislature and the college recognized that this was good money put to use, which helped boost aerospace in the Spokane area.”

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