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Chicago Tribune: College of Lake County welding student earns scholarship courtesy of metal band Metallica

The College of Lake County’s heavy metalworking program was recently awarded a $25,000 grant from the rock band Metallica, according to a press release.

Metallica’s singer, James Hetfield, recently sold handmade coffee tables he made in a GoFundMe campaign, raising $75,000, according to the press release.

The College of Lake County was one of three colleges selected to receive a grant from the proceeds of the sale for its metalworking curriculum.

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