McAuliffe awards $6 million in School Security Grants

Governor Terry McAuliffe today awarded $6 million in School Security Equipment Grants to protect students and education professionals across the Commonwealth. The grants will pay for video monitoring systems, metal detectors, electronic-access controls, visitor-identification systems, direct communications links between schools and law enforcement agencies, and other security upgrades in 434 schools and instructional facilities.

$57,682 was granted to Lee County for Dryden Elementary, Elydale Elementary, Flatwoods Elementary, Jonesville Middle, Pennington Middle, Rose Hill Elementary, St. Charles Elementary and Thomas Walker High

Wise received $70,036 for six schools in the county.

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