Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Daniel Altman
Press Secretary
(317) 232-0550

INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz announced that seven organizations have received Career and Technical Student Organization Grants throughout Indiana. These grants are awarded to support statewide leadership that promotes collaboration among local schools, business and industry, and teacher education institutions.

"I am honored to award these organizations for their continued work to prepare a world-class workforce in Indiana," said Superintendent Ritz. "As an integral part of Career and Technical Education programs throughout the state, these organizations are working every day to ensure that Hoosier children are prepared for the jobs of tomorrow. On behalf of the Indiana Department of Education, I send them my sincere congratulations."

The 2013-2014 Indiana Career and Technical Student Organization Recipients are:

2013-2014 Indiana Career and Technical Student Organizations Grant Recipients
Indiana BPA Business Professionals of America $80,000
Indiana DECA Marketing Student Organization $80,000
FBLA Future Business Leaders of America - Indiana Chapter Inc. $15,000
Indiana FCCLA Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America $80,000
Indiana FFA Agriculture Student Organization $120,000
Indiana HOSA Health Science Student Organization $80,000
Indiana SkillsUSA Trade and Industrial Student Organization $80,000