WHIN Gifts Tippecanoe School Corporation with Second E-Learning Grant

The Wabash Heartland Innovation Network (WHIN) awarded Tippecanoe School Corporation an additional $353,577 in e-learning funds to replace public wireless access points at all 19 schools in the corporation and support the expansion of outdoor WiFi connectivity at McCutcheon High School.

"The Tippecanoe School Corporation is excited to once again partner with WHIN to enhance internet connectivity on our school campuses," says TSC Director of Technology, Dr. Devin Arms. "Funding from the grant will be used in combination with federal E-Rate dollars to support an extensive project to replace about 1,200 wireless access points throughout the TSC. Additionally, funds from the grant will allow us to further expand our outdoor WiFi coverage at McCutcheon High School to encompass the school bus parking area."

Tippecanoe School Corporation was previously award $117,407 in e-learning funds in 2021 to extend WiFi coverage several hundred feet in a 360-degree radius at Harrison High School and McCutcheon High School.

"WHIN regards this program as helping schools connect students to everywhere-learning," says Pat Corey, VP of Engagement for WHIN. “There are other great projects in the pipeline and we look forward to serving Tippecanoe School Corporation to help their students learn everywhere.”

SOURCES: Alivia Roberts, Marketing and Communications Manager, Wabash Heartland Innovation Network (WHIN): Alivia@whin.org and Jason Tennenhouse, VP Strategy and Design, Wabash Heartland Innovation Network (WHIN): Jason@whin.org.

ABOUT WHIN: WHIN is an innovative nonprofit organization devoted to making the 10-county Wabash Heartland region of north-central Indiana the global epicenter of digital agriculture and next-generation manufacturing empowered by smart IoT technology.