The public access channel, based at Oconto Falls High School, will transition from analog to digital signals, with the assistance of a grant provided through Mobil 22 of Oconto Falls.
Sunny Sooch, owner of the Mobil 22, presented OFHS Principal Bruce Russell with a $500 check on Feb. 8. The money will be used to update the Channel 6 production center. Channel 6 broadcasts school and community announcements, weather and other information.
Russell said it is the perfect way to use the money because the grant, coming from the community, will benefit the community in return.
It’s the second time the Mobil 22 has issued an educational grant to the school district; the previous grant was presented to Washington Middle School in 2006.
According to Sooch, Mobil provides educational grants to schools every year through a type of lottery system, and Oconto Falls was chosen as a recipient this year.