Surry Elementary to see school security upgrades

Published 3:45 pm Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Surry Elementary School is one of 483 across Virginia to receive part of $12 million in grant money awarded for school security equipment.

The school located in Elberon was awarded $24,848 by the Virginia Department of Education to protect students, faculty and visitors. Surry County is one of the 98 divisions awarded a grant, according to a news release.

The grants will pay for security card access systems, visitor identification badging systems, surveillance cameras, security vestibules, two-way radios, voice and video internal communication systems, interior school bus cameras, two-way radios for buses, mass notification systems and other security enhancements.

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