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ORAU Gives Equipment to Anderson County School System

May 25, 2005

OAK RIDGE, Tenn.—Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) recently gave equipment valued at approximately $38,000 in used, fair market value to the Anderson County School System through the Tennessee State Board of Education Gift Program.

The materials will be split among schools throughout the school system for teacher and student use. Items given included desktop computers, laptop computers, printers, televisions, and projectors.

ORAU provides innovative scientific and technical solutions to advance national priorities in science, education, security and health. Through specialized teams of experts, unique laboratory capabilities and access to a consortium of more than 100 major Ph.D.-granting institutions, ORAU works with federal, state, local and commercial customers to advance national priorities and serve the public interest. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation and federal contractor, ORAU manages the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

Loading pallets of equipment onto a truck

ORAU employee Ron Trebilcott loads pallet after pallet of donated supplies onto a truck.

Students loading boxes of computer cords

Adam Braden (left) and Bradley Lambert, both with the Anderson County Schools Office of Technology, place a box of computer cords on the truck.

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