A $1.5 million dollar grant has been secured by Sumter’s Morris College, as appropriated in the Energy and Water Appropriations Act.
Congressman John Spratt of the Fifth Congressional District announced a $1.5 million grant for Morris College in Sumter to be used for the construction of a new wing with classroom and laboratory space. Dr. Luns Richardson, college president says there ia a critical need for more classroom and laboratory space and tells how the funds are to be used.
Richardson says, “The Wilson Booker Science Bldg will be the focus of this expansion. The new extension wing will consist of a classroom, a research lab, a chemistry lab, an animal room, a green house, two faculty offices, and a most needed elevator between the two floors of Wilson-Booker Science Building.”
According to Congressman Spratt, the Energy and Water Appropriations Act still must clear the Senate and the President’s desk before the funds are released.
Morris College is a private church-owned operated institution founded in 1908 by the Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention of South Carolina.