L.V. Rogers Secondary is one of three local schools that will benefit from boiler upgrades.

Kootenay Lake district receives money for boiler upgrades

The local school district will receive $526,000 in provincial funding to upgrade boilers at three schools.

The Kootenay Lake school district will receive $526,000 in provincial funding to upgrade boilers at three schools.

It’s part of $35 million announced for school upgrades across the province this month.

W.E. Graham Community School in Slocan, Hume Elementary in Nelson, and L.V. Rogers Secondary in Nelson will receive$120,000, $142,000, and $264,000 respectively.

In total, 109 projects are being funded under the capital program. The Ministry of Education said they were chosen on a priority basis.