An area school was among nine that received funding for educational STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) programs, according to a news release from the EAST Initiative.

An area school was among nine that received funding for educational STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) programs, according to a news release from the EAST Initiative.

Stuttgart High School was among recipients.

EAST After Hours distributed more than $76,000 to the schools for summer projects.

“The EAST Initiative is proud to be able to support and encourage service projects that enable students to continue their learning in the summer when others are taking a break,” said CEO/President Matt Dozier.