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Carter Announces 2021 Congressional App Challenge Winners

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Tags: Education

(Round Rock, TX) - Representative John Carter (TX-31) announced the winners of the 2021 Congressional App Challenge. Every year members of Congress host the Congressional App Challenge encouraging students from their district to create and code a digital app. Middle and high school students can enter the national competition and compete with fellow students from the district. “Each and every year ...

Trideum Grand Opening at Texas A&M University-Central Texas

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(Killeen, TX) – Representative John Carter (TX-31) and Texas A&M University-Central Texas (TAMU-CT) President, Dr. Nigliazzo, welcomed Trideum Corporation to campus in the grand opening of its on-campus office at University Research Park. Trideum's on-campus office will create internship and research opportunities with TAMU-CT students and explore joint technology developments. “I am excited to se...

Carter Secures $2.9 million for Texas A&M University- Central Texas in Defense Appropriations Bill

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(Killeen, TX) - Representative John Carter (TX-31) and Dr. Marc Nigliazzo announced today that Carter secured $2,990,000 for Texas A&M University- Central Texas in the Defense Appropriations bill that will be on the House floor later this month. If signed into law, the funding will go toward research to limit hardware and software vulnerabilities to cyber-attacks in areas critical to the Department of Defense.

Carter Honors 2021 US Service Academy Appointees at Salute to Service Academy Appointees Ceremony

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(Killeen, TX)- Last weekend, Representative John Carter (TX-31) hosted the fourth annual "Salute to Service Academy Appointees" to honor TX-31 students that have been appointed to attend one of the United States service academies. Appointees completed an intense application process, including rounds of interviews, in order to receive a nomination from Representative Carter. Once a nomination is re...

Carter Introduces More Choice for Career Training Act

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Tags: CTE, Education

Representative Carter introduced the More Choice for Career Training Act on Friday. This legislation is aimed at expanding the eligibility of Pell Grants to students pursuing career and technical education (CTE). “The More Choice for Career Training Act allows students in career and technical education programs to be eligible to receive Pell Grants and allocate that funding towards their CTE progr...

Carter Statement on National Apprenticeship Act

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Tags: CTE, Education

Rep John Carter released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 447, the National Apprenticeship Act: “Apprenticeships help many American workers achieve success in high-paying, skilled careers, without the burden of student loans, which is why it is important we expand these opportunities. The National Apprenticeship Act that the House passed today, removes the authority for the Industry Recognized Apprenticeship Program, stifling apprenticeship opportunities for workers, by cutting out participation by small business, unions, education institutions, and industry.

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