From left, YTC instructors Letisha Morris and Fahad Sami join ETHS students Connor Williams, Alex Ballmer, Mikey Huynh, and Daniel Meyer with YTC instructor Quinn McGee and ETHS students Sam Carvajal and Danielle Guillory. Submitted photo

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Evanston Township High School’s Youth Technology Corps (YTC) received over 60 used computers and 40 flat screen monitors this spring through a major donation by Chicago engineering firm Sargent & Lundy. ETHS YTC members will refurbish and prepare these computers for re-donation to nonprofit organizations and individuals in need. 

“These Sargent & Lundy computers are the fastest computers we’ve received in a long time,” said ETHS student Alex Ballmer, ETHS YTC president. “We’re so excited to get to work on them.”

Past recipients of ETHS YTC refurbished computer donations include Ebenezer Primm Towers Senior Center, Sunlight African Community Center, Curt’s Café and Fundacion Liyame, a social service agency in Durango, Mexico.

For more information about equipment donation to the ETHS YTC, visit their website: http://www.youthtechnologycorps.org.