COLUMBIA CITY — The Indiana Department of Education recently announced that Whitley County Consolidated Schools was one of 47 school districts to receive an $8,000 grant.

The grant is intended for the implementation of the Project Lead the Way Cybersecurity course. Awards may be used to cover various expenses, including PLTW Computer Science participation fees, PLTW Cybersecurity professional development expenses, Cybersecurity Network Security Lab fees or required course equipment and supplies.