Westernport Water donates computers

Newhaven College received a boost to its Information Technology Department with Westernport Water donating 20 computers and 11 monitors.

Recent upgrades to IT systems at Westernport Water provided the opportunity to make a contribution to the local secondary college.

Westernport Water is working in partnership with Newhaven College on developing a learning curriculum utilising the latest information technology for the Year 9 environmental program.

Michael Brewin, Principal of Newhaven College commented: “Stronger links, working with key people in the community and involving students with the practical side is great for education.

“The boost in computers will improve information and communication technologies teaching and learning at Newhaven College.”

Westernport Water Managing Director, Murray Jackson said: “By making more computers available we have a greater chance of harnessing local students to become future leaders.”

Future plans include Westernport Water technical experts providing the latest Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to demonstrate advancements in technology.

“We look forward to working with our local schools,” Mr Jackson said.

“By making our resources and technology available we can have a positive impact on assisting the sustainable development of local education.”

Pictured below: Mr Murray Jackson presenting the generous donation to Newhaven College Principal Michael Brewin and students Jericho OsheaPlayne, Max Homer and John Bastwrous.