USDA Announces $2.85 Million Loan For Beulah Academy Of Science Gym

November 20, 2021

The Beulah Academy of Science Middle School is currently building a gym with a $2.85 million USDA loan.

The 17,000 square foot ability will enable the students to have access to indoor health and wellness activities during extreme heat and poor weather conditions and will also add three additional classrooms for ag science, culinary arts and engineering classes.

While construction on the gym is already underway, the Beulah Academy of Science loan was one of five rural community infrastructure projects in Florida announced Friday by the USDA.

“The projects announced today are all aimed at improving the quality of life in Florida’s rural communities,” Acting USDA State Director Jason Brower said. “Through its grant and loan programs, USDA is making investments in rural Florida to help provide essential services for our residents.”

USDA is investing in projects through the Community Facilities Direct Loan and Grant Program. The assistance will fund essential community services that will help keep rural America resilient in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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4 Responses to “USDA Announces $2.85 Million Loan For Beulah Academy Of Science Gym”

  1. William Lingo on November 22nd, 2021 12:19 pm

    Should be redesignated as a grant! The Baileys, as well as the other founders and supporters have done an excellent job building this school from nothing. They have stepped up to provide a quality education for our children and deserve a grant, not a loan. Hopefully, this loan could eventually be forgiven.

  2. Bonnie Exner on November 20th, 2021 9:29 pm

    This is so awesome…an dearly needed..can’t imagine a school in Florida that doesn’t have a gym for the students in the heat of summer as well as the bitter cold and rain in winter…thank you to all who made this happen!

  3. Anonymous on November 20th, 2021 12:23 pm

    Wow! This is Much deserved. Spoke with the man In charge there (forgot his name) and his heart is in the right place and he is an extremely hard worker. He truly cares for the kids and their education.

    This directly benefits the children.

    Hopefully this is everything he asked for and more. I pray he continues to do amazing work and stays in good health. Men like him are few and far between – a dying breed.

    He is truly a servant of God as he puts others (community/ children’s education) before himself.


  4. Tommy on November 20th, 2021 10:30 am

    Such a needed Blessing. Congrats B.A.S, GO BOBCATS.

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