|Ingram Micro Leads Computer Lab IT Makeover for Local Orange County Middle School|
IT Distributor and Partners provide $10,000 in product to update Columbus Tustin Middle School’s Computer Lab; Ribbon Cutting Ceremony held on March 28
Columbus Tustin Middle School, located just 15 minutes from Ingram Micro’s corporate headquarters in Irvine, Calif., was selected out of 275 submissions to receive over $10,000 in products and new equipment to completely update the school’s outdated computer lab. A ribbon-cutting ceremony unveiling the completely updated computer lab was held on March 28, 2017.
With the generous help of the following manufacture partners, Ingram Micro was able to provide the following:
“Many of these children do not have access to computers or an internet connection at home, yet they need the same chance to dream big and learn digitally. Ingram Micro is proud to collaborate with Badgy, Brother, Califone, Dell, Ergotron, HP Inc., ILG, Kensington and MooreCo to provide students with updated equipment and give them access to a digital world that can be the fuel for creativity and new forms of education as the need for technical professionals becomes even more critical,” said Jennifer Anaya, vice president marketing, Ingram Micro.
“At Ingram Micro, giving back to the communities in which we live and work is an integral part of our company culture,” said Paul Bay, executive vice president and group president of the Americas, Ingram Micro. “Providing the opportunity to extend the love of technology to these children has been a truly memorable experience, and we are pleased to help equip them with the tools they need to thrive.”
“This is a wonderful opportunity for our students and school and we are extremely grateful to have been selected by Ingram Micro,” said Maggie Burdette, principal of Columbus Tustin Middle School. “We are absolutely thrilled about how the new computer lab turned out.”
The IT Makeover initiative was created and spearheaded by Ingram Micro Senior Marketing Account Manager Nancy Polanco. The first Ingram Micro IT Makeover winner – Dorris Place Elementary in Los Angeles, Calif., was selected in 2015.
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