Friday, December 19, 2014

Ceremonial Signing for House Bill 2

        A Ceremonial Bill Signing for House Bill 2 was held at UPIKE on Thursday.

        House Bill 2 is an act relating to increasing bachelor’s degree attainment at postsecondary education institutions located in coal-producing counties.

        The Kentucky Coal County College Completion Program is a scholarship that will generate $2 million a year for two years, to help those trying to get an education in coal severed counties.

         Special guest speakers for the event were: Dr. James Hurley of UPIKE, Governor Steve Beshear, Speaker of the House Greg Stumbo and former governor Paul Patton.