Scott, Kansas –
Starting August 18, Fort Scott Community College will be offering Senate Bill
155 (SB155) approved courses in five content areas on its Bourbon County
campuses. The areas include Allied Health, Carpentry, Machining, Manicuring and
Senate Bill 155 was
implemented by the Kansas Legislature to provide funding for college tuition to
Kansas high school students earning college credit and industry credentials in
technical education courses.
Community College has been in contact with Fort Scott High School, Uniontown
High School, Pleasanton High School and Jayhawk-Linn High School on the
development of SB155 programs in Bourbon County. All four schools are planning
to send students to the campus in Fort Scott for these programs.
Tatro has also been in regular contact with community leaders regarding both
workforce development opportunities and facilitating Senate Bill 155 options
“Considerable conversation has led to the decision that FSCC should save tax
payer dollars by using existing facilities on the main campus and our East
Certain fees may
apply depending on the course taken. Students must be a Kansas resident attending
a Kansas high school and have the principal’s approval to enroll.
in technical education courses through Fort Scott Community College should speak
with their school counselor or call FSCC’s occupational recruiter, Judy
Meister, at (620) 223-2700, extension 5247.
students interested in technical education may also contact Judy Meister.