Heavy-Metal Band Metallica Funds Telecom-Cabling Students’ Tuition

Heavy-Metal Band Metallica Funds Telecom-Cabling Students’ Tuition

Cabling Installation and Maintenance Magazine


Students in the telecom cabling certification program at Gateway Technical College in Racine, WI may be among the biggest Metallica fans anywhere, even if they don’t particularly care for heavy-metal music. That’s because a grant that’s part of Metallica’s All Within My Hands foundation will pay 90 percent of those students’ tuition.

On December 13, Terry Flores of the Kenosha (WI) News reported that the school will be one of ten to receive a $100,000 grant from the All Within My Hands (AWMH) foundation. The seven-credit course has been offered as a 12-week, daytime academic session, Flores reported. But thanks to the Metallica grant, “the college will be offering it in an ‘on-demand’ format, which will allow students to take the course at their own pace” in addition to covering 90 percent of the tuition…(read the full story).

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