Earlier this month, the band's All Within My Hands Foundation announced the 10 community college recipients that would receive $100,000 each, to support more than 1,000 students entering the work-force program.
Among those 10 schools was Lone Star College at The Woodlands.
The school was chosen in part because of the Houston stop on Metallica's 2017 World Wired Tour.
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According to a release by the band's organization, these students will become the first cohort of Metallica scholars.
The initiative is part of a partnership with the American Association of Community Colleges.