EATEL PROVIDES LAPTOPS

Staff Report
Recent high school graduates receiving the Eatel Corp. annual Technology Awards are, from left, Jared Stein, Alycia Savoy, Kristen Hanna, Sydney Melancon and, second row, Justin Bougere and Jordyn Fryoux.

Six recent high school graduates from Ascension and Livingston parishes received laptops thanks to Eatel Corp's Technology Awards program. The program, which started more than 15 years ago, provides laptop computers to students studying mathematics, basic sciences, health sciences, computer technology, information technology, engineering, multimedia, or business management at a Louisiana accredited college or university. Recipients are chosen by a counselor from each Ascension Parish Public School and two Livingston high schools. Each laptop featured Windows operating system, Microsoft software, wireless Internet access capability and a carrying case. Recent high school graduates receiving the Eatel Corp. annual Technology Awards are, from left, Jared Stein, Alycia Savoy, Kristen Hanna, Sydney Melancon and, second row, Justin Bougere and Jordyn Fryoux.