Combs High School students in San Tan Valley, will be able to learn more about math and science thanks to a $5,000 Learning Grant by SRP.

Specifically students will utilize math, problem-solving skills and welding to build portable hog pens that can travel to different competitions and the county fair. The students will design their portable pens in class using a variety of math skills and then transfer that to the build part of the project by measuring, scaling, cutting and welding these pieces together to complete the project.

The SRP grant program awarded a total of $147,855 to 33 schools across Arizona. The purpose of the grant is to provide a unique opportunity for schools and teachers to develop projects and programs that improve student performance objectives in math, science and engineering.

Other Pinal County schools awarded grants include:

  • Casa Grande High School (Casa Grande) $3,075
  • Palo Verde Elementary (Casa Grande) $1,800
  • Anthem K-8 (Florence) $5,000