Milford: The Gene Haas Foundation is boosting Platt Technical High School a with a $20,000 grant for its Precision Machining program. Platt is part of the Connecticut Technical High School System (CTHSS) and favorite of local manufacturers.

The grant will provide scholarships, help purchase tools and support national accreditation from the National Institute for Metalworking Skills Inc. (NIMS).

The Gene Haas Foundation offers grants to programs like Platt Tech’s Precision Machining program throughout the nation and has previously awarded Platt Tech $15,000 in 2015.