18 February 2014
Lockheed Martin´s (NYSE: LMT) Mission Support Center in Clinton, Miss. is donating 25 surplus computers to the Clinton High School Career Complex.
This computer equipment donation will be used as a teaching aid for students studying IT computer maintenance and repair.
The CHS Career Complex serves as a bridge between a student´s academic classes and life after high school. Students can receive career-specific training in automotive technology, construction, culinary arts, digital media, early childhood education, health sciences and information technology.
Students enrolled in the information technology classes will use the surplus Lockheed Martin equipment to build networks as well as practice repair and maintenance techniques. In addition to computers, Lockheed Martin is also donating servers and a network switch. According to Career Complex director Brett Robinson, the training will prepare students for Information Technology certifications.
Lockheed Martin opened the 33,000-square-foot Clinton Mission Support Center in 2011 and supports diverse mission and technology services that the corporation provides to federal agencies and energy customers.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 115,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. Its website is at http://www.lockheedmartin.com