L.P. Card teachers Rafael Garza and Jane Dickerson were awarded a mini-grant for their proposal to unleash students with an interest in computers on "oldies but goodies," washed-up computers in need of repair. The Shell Federal Credit Union
Mini-Grant of $4,410 will be used to fund an after-school program to restore these computers. Potential students will be asked to prepare an essay explaining their interest. Students who successfully complete a restoration project will be allowed to keep the computer.
L.P. Card instructor Rafael Garza gets a surprise visit from Gloria Gallegos, the Pasadena ISD's Associate Superintendent for Special Programs, who presents him with a mini-grant check.
Garza flashes his mini-grant check with presenters Cindy Parmer, the Pasadena ISD's Director of Community Relations; Rosie Prusz, Associate Superintendent for Instructional Leadership; Education Foundation representatives Jay Bain and Chris Bezdek; and Gallegos.