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U.S. Sen. Capito announces resources for Summersville Middle School facilities

West Virginia Press Association

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, announced resources from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to the Nicholas County School District. The award will be used by the school district to support emergency protective measures at Summersville Middle School, which was severely damaged by floods in June 2016.

“I was proud to work with our state and federal partners at FEMA to secure these resources,” Senator Capito said. “As we continue recovering from the devastating 2016 flooding, these funds will help ensure students at Summersville Middle School continue to have a place to go to class through the end of the school year.” 

Individual award details listed below:

  • $1,442,018.62 in FEMA funding to the Nicholas County, W.Va. School District – Funding, authorized under Section 403 of the Robert T. Stafford Act, will be used to extend the contract for the Summersville Middle School temporary modular facility through June 2024.

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