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JFK students receiving 75 laptops from Lady A concert proceeds

Posted by wlpo on August 26, 2010

It used to be the Trapper Keeper was the cool must have school supply to carry in junior high.  Times are changing.

Sixth graders at JFK School in Spring Valley will be using MacBook laptops thanks to Lou’s LaGrotto’s most recent “Concert for a Cause.”

Concert organizer Merry Noonan says the Lady Antebellum concert earlier this month is paying for the 75 computers.  Noonan called school officials with the news Wednesday.

Gina Herrmann is the principle at JFK.  She says students will use the laptops through out the day and bring them home.  They’ll use them through 8th grade and beyond because they’ll be able to pay a tech fee which will eventually make them their own.  They would like to continue this for future sixth graders.

Noonan says the whole show was wonderful and she’s already thinking about next year.  The concert was sponsored by 96.5 The Wolf.

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