March 2, 2015
RENO, Nev. -- Thousands of local students who need financial help getting into and staying in college are about to get a boost.
Today the Gear Up Program received a $21-million grant.
In the past 11 years, Gear Up has helped more than 4,000 low-income students graduate high school and pursue their academic goals.
This latest financial boost is expected to help another 5,000 students over the next seven years.