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Verizon Foundation grant helps Auburn students give health screenings in rural schools

AUBURN – Through a grant from Verizon, researchers in Auburn’s College of Engineering are teaming up with the School of Nursing to bolster Kid Check, a program that provides health screenings to children in Alabama’s rural communities.

Representatives from the Verizon Foundation will present a check for $23,000 to the deans of Auburn University’s College of Engineering and School of Nursing on Thursday, Nov. 19, at 9:30 a.m. at Loachapoka High School. Students and faculty from both colleges, as well as from former Sen. Gerald Dial’s office of the Alabama Rural Action Commission, will be on hand for the event.

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