published Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Amazon donates 50 Kindles to Bachman School students

Kindles arrive at Bachman Academy.
Kindles arrive at Bachman Academy.
Courtesy of Bachman Academy

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Amazon representatives brought a gift today to students at Bachman Academy: 50 new Kindle touch-screen electronic readers.

Students celebrated with snacks before a short lesson on how to operate the devices.

The representatives also brought a bonus gift of $1,500 that the school, for sixth through 12th-graders with learning difficulties, can spend on content for the Kindles, Amazon spokesman Ty Rogers said.

For complete details, see tomorrow’s Chattanooga Times Free Press.

about Randall Higgins...

Randall Higgins covers news in Cleveland, Tenn., for the Times Free Press. He started work with the Chattanooga Times in 1977 and joined the staff of the Chattanooga Times Free Press when the Free Press and Times merged in 1999. Randall has covered Southeast Tennessee, Northwest Georgia and Alabama. He now covers Cleveland and Bradley County and the neighboring region. Randall is a Cleveland native. He has bachelor’s degree from Tennessee Technological University. His awards ...

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