Huntington Ingalls Unit Distributes $101K in Gulf Coast School STEM Grants

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Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Ingalls Shipbuilding division has provided $101,000 in grant funds to support 26 science, technology, engineering and math programs in two Gulf Coast states.

The company said Tuesday it has awarded more than $911,000 to different STEM projects and initiatives to over the past 10 years.

Edmond Hughes, vice president of human resources and administration at Ingalls Shipbuilding, said the division aims to help “ensure that our local schools have the resources needed to produce students who are ready to join our ever-growing workforce.”

Click here to view the company’s full list of 2018 STEM grant recipients and projects.

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