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NHS Donates Computer to Bahamian Students

Students go to DC to Deliver Computers
Posted on 12/18/2019
Embassy Consular Annex of The Bahamas to present His Excellency, Sidney Collie, Ambassador to the United States, and Permanent Representative to the OAS and Mr. Theo Neilly

NORTHUMBERLAND SCHOOL DONATES 77 COMPUTERS TO BAHAMIAN STUDENTS IMPACTED BY HURRICANE DORIAN

 

WASHINGTON D.C. – On Wednesday, December, 18th 2019, students from Northumberland High School located in Heathsville, VA, visited the Embassy Consular Annex of The Bahamas to present His Excellency, Sidney Collie, Ambassador to the United States, and Permanent Representative to the OAS and Mr. Theo Neilly, Consul General with 77 notebook PC’s for Bahamian students impacted by Hurricane Dorian.

 

The group of seven students was led by Mr. Jay E. Lightfoot, a CTE teacher at the school, who organized the initiative in the aftermath of the hurricane. The students in his class, worked diligently to refurbish computers for Bahamian students every Friday, through the Virginia STAR program. A state-wide Student Training and Refurbishment program that teaches students to refurbish surplus computer hardware. The computers are then distributed to communities in need.