Wake Electric seeks tech grant applicants

Wake Forest, NC – Wake Electric, a nonprofit electric utility, seeks applicants for its Classroom Technology Awards grant program.

The company will award grants to North Carolina teachers serving grades K-12 and area community colleges to be used during the 2008-2009 school year. Grants will be awarded in any discipline for specific technology such as computers, digital cameras, scanners, and software. The technology must benefit the students in the classroom.

Public school teachers in Durham, Franklin, Granville, Johnston, Nash, Vance and Wake counties are eligible to apply.

Funding for community projects are made possible by Wake Electric member-consumers and Wake Electric employees through the Operation Round-Up® Program.

The final deadline to submit all grants is Sept. 19.

For more information or to apply go to www.wemc.com or call Angela Perez, Public Relations/Communications Specialist at 919.863.6376 or 1.800.474.6300.