U.S. Border Patrol Donates Computers to Grand Lake H.S. - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

U.S. Border Patrol Donates Computers to Grand Lake H.S.

By Kris Perez - email

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Grand Lake High School started the school year off with some new computers. The school recently received 17 computers from the Lake Charles Border Patrol Station, New Orleans Sector. The donation came through a federal program called "Computers for Learning" by the United States General Services Administration.

The computers were delivered to Grand Lake High School Principal David Duhon by Supervisory Border Patrol Agent Daniel Stanley and Lead Border Patrol James Bowers from the Lake Charles Station. Mr. Duhon expressed his appreciation of the donated computers and said the students will benefit from the donation. The Border Patrol continually looks for ways to aid and assist the communities it serves.

The "Computers for Learning" program transfers surplus and excess computer equipment to schools throughout the United States. The computer donations allows schools to receive modern computer technology, which is an integral part of every classroom. Transferring computers to schools/educational non-profits extends the useful life of the computer and helps schools in need of such equipment.

Schools are eligible to receive donations through the program if they are public, private, or parochial school that serves students from pre-kindergarten through the 12th grade. Day care centers must provide a state approved pre-school curriculum. Schools interested in the program can visit the web site www.computersforlearning.gov and register to be eligible to receive excess and/or surplus computers equipment.

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