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AFCU Donates Computers to Jacksonville Lighthouse Charter School Flightline Upper Academy


JACKSONVILLE, Ark. (August 5, 2015) — Arkansas Federal Credit Union donated eight computers to Jacksonville Lighthouse Charter School Flightline Upper Academy on August 5, 2015.

The donation allows each content teacher to have a classroom computer for scholars to use throughout the day. The computers will be used for student incentive time, research, projects, and additional academic support to individual scholars.

“The credit union has continued to be one of our most dedicated partners in education,” Principal Evan McGrew said. “[AFCU has] supported our mission from day one and are truly invested in helping the children of Jacksonville obtain the highest level of education possible. Partnerships like these are critical to the work we do to make those educational opportunities possible.”

Jacksonville Lighthouse Charter School Flightline Upper Academy is a middle school located on the Little Rock Air Force Base. The school serves 200 scholars grades fifth through eighth from the Jacksonville community; 48% of scholars are from military families. Flightline was recognized as a top performing school and also earned an “A” rating for school performance from the Arkansas Department of Education for the 2014/15 school year.

AFCU is the largest financial cooperative and tenth largest financial institution in Arkansas with more than $1 billion in total assets, 92,000 plus members and more than 270 employees.

AFCU has 14 service centers throughout Arkansas and more than 5,000 service centers in all 50 states and eight foreign countries through a partnership with Credit Union Service Centers.

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