Williamsburg Independent School received the GEAR UP grant for their school, which will help them add 5 staff members. Officials say the GEAR UP grant is aimed at helping students academically and helping them prepare for college. The grant will allow for 3 new academic interventionists and 2 career navigators. Principal Tim Melton says the grant will give the school $350,000 per year to the school. He says the new staff will serve all students, from Kindergarten through 12th grade.