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Friday, September 15, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Salina Rivera
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The HITEC Foundation and Freddie Mac Award $30,000 to Grant Winner and Unveils Their First Mobile Lab at Lincoln Multicultural Middle School

Columbia Heights Educational Campus (CHEC) is hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of their first mobile lab at Lincoln Multicultural Middle School. The computer lab was made possible through the receipt of a $30,000 grant funded by Freddie Mac. The grant is part of the HITEC Foundation’s mission, to shape the technology of tomorrow through cultivation of the leadership potential of today’s Hispanic youths and to increase their representation in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) related pursuits.

DATE: Wednesday, September 20, 2017

TIME: 8:30AM - 11:00AM

LOCATION: Lincoln Multicultural Middle School/The Columbia Heights Educational Campus 3101 16th St NW, Washington DC 20010 located on 16 and Irving Street

AGENDA:

  • 8:30 – 9:00AM
    Light reception (coffee and bagels) for HITEC Foundation / Freddie Mac executives to interact with middle school parents and students in the Middle School Computer Lab
  • 9:00-9:15 AM
    Ribbon cutting ceremony in the computer lab. (Press opportunity) -  Brief dedication remarks by Principal Tukeva and HITEC Foundation/Freddie Mac executives
  • 9:15 – 9:45AM
    Career mentoring and a career-based Q&A with middle school student government association members.
  • 10:05-10:10AM
    Official Announcement of Award
  • 10:15-10:25AM
    Speeches from HITEC Foundation/Freddie Mac executives
  • 10:30-10:45AM
    Photo op and Press Interviews  

INTERVIEWS: Media opportunities and interviews on-site with:

  • Frank DeArmas, HITEC Foundation Chairman
  • James Dalton, Vice President of Application Services in IT, Freddie Mac
  • Maria Tukeva, Columbia Heights Educational Campus (CHEC) Principal

Click here to read the full press release.

For more information, please contact Stephanie Hererra at 202-579-7936.


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