ST. CLOUD - The Central Minnesota Builders Association has given $10,000 to local high schools to help their building and technology classes.

The Central Minnesota Builders Association hopes the money will help students learn about the variety of jobs available and skill levels that can come with building and tech-ed classes.

Albany, Becker, Foley, Melrose, Sartell and St. Cloud Tech High School are the local schools receiving money.

Over the years, CMBA has given over $56,000 to schools for the programs.