Georgetown: A group of young boys preparing for college got some help from Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky.
The Georgetown plant on Monday presented $10,500 and 20 laptop computers to the Black Males Working, or BMW, academy, a collaborative program that works with Fayette County schools.
The computers will be used to support the pre-BMW (grades 2-3) and junior BMW (grades 4-5) programs.
More than 200 boys and young men from the Lexington area are enrolled in the BMW academy, which focuses on math, science and reading.
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According to the program, participants tended to score better on standard achievement tests such as the ACT than the average Kentucky high school student.