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Sparklight Awards $2,500 to Presbyterian Day School for STEM Education
April 28, 2023 – Cleveland, Miss. – Sparklight® today announced Presbyterian Day School is a winner of its fifth annual “Dream Bigger” social media campaign, which awards $2,500 each to six schools and organizations providing K-12 students with STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education.
Presbyterian Day School will use the award to purchase new and different electrical equipment to help students with their study of electricity, conductivity, and circuits.
“Presbyterian Day School is so thankful to be chosen as a recipient of the Sparklight Dream Bigger award,” said STEM lab instructor, Cathy Howarth. “We look forward to using the funds to purchase exciting hands-on materials that will enrich the STEM lab and classroom curriculum.”
“Sparklight is committed to giving back to the communities we serve, and we are proud to play a part in helping to develop the technological skills of our future leaders,” said Sparklight Regional General Manager Deron Lindsay. “We look forward to seeing what The Ask Academy’s students are able to accomplish with this additional funding.”
This year, more than 100 schools and organizations from communities in the 21 states Sparklight serves submitted entries outlining how the award would be used to fund their STEM projects, and how the projects benefit students. The winners were determined by public voting and will be highlighted on Sparklight’s social media channels, including Facebook and Instagram.
Since 2019, Sparklight and the associated Cable One family of brands have awarded nearly $120,000 to STEM projects through its “Dream Bigger” initiative.
Sparklight® is a leading broadband communications provider and part of the Cable One family of brands, which serves more than one million residential and business customers across 24 states. Powered by a fiber-rich network, Sparklight provides consumers with a wide array of connectivity and entertainment services, including high-speed internet and advanced Wi-Fi solutions, cable television and phone service. Sparklight Business provides scalable and cost-effective products for businesses ranging in size from small to mid-market, in addition to enterprise, wholesale and carrier customers.
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