ST. CLOUD -- The St. Cloud Technical and Community College has received a grant for over a quarter-million-dollars to help train new employees for New Flyer.

The $260,000 grant comes from the Minnesota Jobs Skills Partnership.  The school will help train 777 New Flyer workers for specialized training for assemblers, welders, corrosion technicians, electricians, and painters.

New Flyer is the leading manufacturer of heavy-duty transit buses in the United States and Canada, and is developing a green mini-hybrid thermal cooling system for diesel and natural gas engines.