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National Farm School Granted Junior College Status by Pennsylvania Education Council

The Pennsylvania State Council of Education has granted the National Farm School permission to operate as a junior college of agriculture, it was announced here today.

Under the expanded program, the school will offer a three-year junior college program which will combine practical instruction in agriculture with courses in liberal arts subjects. Applications from high school graduates and veterans will be accepted immediately for enrollment in the first junior college class to start on June 24.

Every student entering will be granted outright a $600 yearly scholarship to be credited toward his tuition and maintenance, which amounts to $1,200 yearly.