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Sept. 11, 2012MARYVILLE, MO |  By: Coffey

Northwest Upward Bound Grant Renewed

The Northwest Missouri State Upward Bound Math and Science Program will receive funding for another 5 years through a grant from the United States Department of Education.

Director of Northwest's TRIO programs, Phil Kenkel, says the program serves 18 high schools in the 4-state region.

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Northwest began the Upward Bound Math and Science program in 1992. Kenkel says the program is now funded through 2017 with Northwest to receive approximately 1.6 million dollars to administer the program over the next 5 years.