West Central Schools Receive Secured School Safety Grant

West Central School Superintendent Charles Mellon
West Central School Superintendent Charles Mellon

The West Central School Board members received word last week that the school corporation was the recipient of a Secured School Safety grant.

Superintendent Charles Mellon commented that Safety Director Chuck Evans worked hard to make sure the grant was completed properly and on time to be considered for this grant. The grant, totaling just over $26,000, will be used to upgrade security in the entryways to all of the schools.

“We would have a camera and an intercom system,” explained Mellon. “Sometime very soon we will require any visitor to identify themselves before entering the building.”

The back receiving doors will also have a security feature where all delivery persons will be identified before they make entry into the corporation.

Installation of the equipment should get underway in the next few months.