AT&T Makes $10,500 Contribution to NJAC Foundation
Trenton) For the first time, AT&T has awarded the NJAC Foundation a contribution of $10,500.00 for county vocational-technical school graduates who plan on studying technology and cyber security at a county or state college in the fall. Pursuant to the contribution, the NJAC Foundation will award one $500.00 scholarship to a student nominated by the superintendent of their school in all twenty-one counties. All award recipients must plan on pursuing a certificate or degree in cybersecurity, computer information systems, data analytics, database management, computer science or a related field of study.
“On behalf of the Board of Trustees of the NJAC Foundation, I’m thrilled that AT&T has awarded the Foundation this generous contribution; and, I look forward to working with our county vocational-technical schools in selecting scholarship winners committed to advancing their education in the great State of New Jersey,” commented Heather Simmons, President, NJAC Foundation.
AT&T is committed to advancing education, creating opportunities, strengthening communities, and improving lives. As part of a companywide, $2 billion commitment from 2021 to 2023 to address the digital divide, AT&T launched AT&T Connected Learning to invest in connectivity and technology, digital literacy, and education solutions to help today’s learners succeed inside and outside of the classroom. Since 2008, AT&T committed to programs that help millions of students across the country and around the world, particularly those in underserved communities. AT&T has invested in our New Jersey communications networks, our people and our local communities for 118 years. Please visit NewJersey.att.com for more information.
“There’s a great need for employees who have strong technology skills in New Jersey and around the country. We’re glad to team up with NJAC to help prepare the next generation of technology leaders in New Jersey,” said Joseph Divis, State President, AT&T New Jersey.
The NJAC Foundation is a 501 (C)(3) non-profit organization affiliated with the New Jersey Association of Counties (NJAC) and is committed to providing financial assistance to county vocational-technical school graduates who plan on continuing their education at a county or state college. Please visit our website at www.njac.org for additional details about the NJAC Foundation.
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