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Windstream rewards local schools

Windstream Communications, Lexington's local telephone provider, announced Tuesday that it is awarding technology grants to two Kentucky schools.

Burnside Elementary in Burnside will receive a $25,000 donation to be used for new technology and computer labs.

Seven other schools outside of Kentucky also received $25,000 awards. The company received 300 applications from schools in 16 states.

Also, Southern Elementary in Lexington will receive $500 because of the outstanding video it provided as part of the required application.

Videos of the schools can be viewed on Windstream's Facebook page, which you can visit with the link above.

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