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EPA Donates 120 Computers to Heritage High School to Support Technology Instruction

(12/09/2016) - Students attending the Heritage High School Governor's STEM Academy received 120 laptop computers donated by the Environmental Protection Agency to enhance the technology available to students. A Computers for Learning Event was held on December 8 at Heritage High School to commemorate the generous donation from the Environmental Protection Agency.

Regional Administrator for the EPA Shawn Garvin, U.S. General Services Administration Area Property Officer Richard Creal, School Board Chairman Jeff Stodghill, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Ashby Kilgore, Heritage High Principal Shameka Gerald and several Heritage students participated in the event which highlighted the school's new Technology Learning Center and how the technology donation will augment the school's curriculum.

The EPA's donation is part of the Computers for Learning Program, which connects schools and educational nonprofit organizations with excess computers and other equipment from federal agencies. The program is administered by the U.S. General Services Administration.

EPA Regional Administrator Shawn Garvin addresses students and staff at Heritage High School.

EPA Regional Administrator Shawn Garvin greets Heritage High School students
EPA Regional Administrator Shawn Garvin greets Heritage High School students

U.S. General Services Administration Area Property Officer Richard Creal explains the Computers for Learning Program.
U.S. General Services Administration Area Property Officer Richard Creal explains the Computers for Learning Program.

EPA Regional Administrator Shawn Garvin looks through a virtual reality headset in the Heritage Technology Learning Center.
EPA Regional Administrator Shawn Garvin looks through a virtual reality headset in the Heritage Technology Learning Center.

Superintendent Dr. Ashby Kilgore thanks U.S. General Services Administration Area Property Officer Richard Creal and Regional Administrator for the EPA Shawn Garvin for the laptop computer donation.
Superintendent Dr. Ashby Kilgore thanks U.S. General Services Administration Area Property Officer Richard Creal and Regional Administrator for the EPA Shawn Garvin for the laptop computer donation.

EPA Regional Administrator Shawn Garvin talks with Heritage students.
EPA Regional Administrator Shawn Garvin talks with Heritage students.

A Heritage student showcases new technology in the school's Technology Learning Center to School Board Chairman Jeff Stodghill, EPA Regional Administrator Shawn Garvin and U.S. General Services Administration Area Property Officer Richard Creal.
A Heritage student showcases new technology in the school's Technology Learning Center to School Board Chairman Jeff Stodghill, EPA Regional Administrator Shawn Garvin and U.S. General Services Administration Area Property Officer Richard Creal.

Superintendent Dr. Ashby Kilgore and EPA Regional Administrator Shawn Garvin observe 3D pen technology from a Heritage student.
Superintendent Dr. Ashby Kilgore and EPA Regional Administrator Shawn Garvin observe 3D pen technology from a Heritage student.

EPA Regional Administrator Shawn Garvin (far left) and U.S. General Services Administration Area Property Officer Richard Creal (third from right) pose with Heritage students and staff, Superintendent Dr. Ashby Kilgore, School Board Chairman Jeff Stodghill and Heritage High Principal Shameka Gerald.
EPA Regional Administrator Shawn Garvin (far left) and U.S. General Services Administration Area Property Officer Richard Creal (third from right) pose with Heritage students and staff, Superintendent Dr. Ashby Kilgore, School Board Chairman Jeff Stodghill and Heritage High Principal Shameka Gerald.