ICC: Go to school for free

Published 1:50 pm Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Students in Itawamba County are being guaranteed two years of tuition at Itawamba Community College.

Randy Kelley of the Three Rivers Planning and Development District says the district will contribute up to $25,000 annually to the Itawamba County program and offer matching grants to its other counties — Lee, Monroe, Pontotoc and Chickasaw.

Other funding will come from the city of Fulton and the Itawamba County Board of Supervisors, as well as private entities.

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The tuition guarantee starts with the Class of 2009.