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Published August 20, 2010, 06:24 PM

Lake Region State College Program Receives Grant

A Lake Region State College Program has received money to in-sure its future for the next 5 years.

TRiO is a program for low-income..first generation..or disabled college students.

The program has received more than 2-hundred 50-thousand dollars to continue helping students.

It offers services like advising..tutoring..and just keeping a closer eye on students in the program.

Theresa Leiphon is the director of TRiO.

She says, "we determine with the student what their dreams really are and the new provide support services on an individualized basis to help them realize their dreams.

TRiO at Lake Region State College works with 160 students a year.

Last year 70 completed the program.