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State gives $1.5 million to CCTC for expansion
CCTC check
Central Carolina Technical College (CCTC) President Dr. Tim Hardee (center) accepts a check Monday for $1.5 million from State Sen. Vincent Sheheen (second from left) and State Rep. Laurie Slade Funderburk (fourth from left), as (from left) CCTC Board Member Terry Hancock, Camden Mayor Tony Scully, State Sen. Thomas McElveen and Kershaw County Council Chairman Julian Burns look on. The money will be used to help expand the CCTC campus at I-20 where the check presentation took place. - photo by Gary Phillips
The expansion of higher education opportunities in Kershaw County took a major step forward Monday as the state of South Carolina presented Central Carolina Technical College (CCTC) in Camden a $1.5 million check to help with that facility’s growth. State Sen. Vincent Sheheen, State Rep. Laurie Slade Funderburk and Sen. Thomas McElveen attended the presentation ceremony at the CCTC campus near I-20. Sheheen said the funds came through a joint effort from both sides of the General Assembly.