our future leaders, and we need to make sure they have the tools and skills they need to be
successful. These dictionaries will be a terrific resource for them as they grow and learn.‖
The AT&T Wisconsin Pioneers are donating over 7,500 dictionaries this school year tostudents at more than 125 schools statewide as part of its 8
Annual ―Dictionaries for Success‖
program. The Pioneers are a local volunteer organization of AT&T employees and retireesdedicated to volunteering their time to various community causes.Schools in Dodgeville, Altoona, Appleton, Milwaukee, Eau Claire, Beloit, Janesville andMadison are among the more than 100 schools statewide that will receive donated dictionariesfrom the Pioneers in 2012.
―At AT&T, we are committed to helping advance the education of our young people,‖ said
Robyn Gruner, Director
of External Affairs for AT&T Wisconsin and a local Pioneer. ―That’s
why we have not only invested in this Dictionary Project, but also in initiatives like our Aspireprogram that is dedicated to helping graduate more high school students prepared for college
and careers. We’re proud to partner with Rep.
Ripp, Rio Elementary and education leadersacross Wisconsin to provide our students with the tools they need to become our future
The AT&T Aspire program, with more than 1 million students impacted since its launch in2008, is one of the largest corporate commitments focused on helping students graduate highschool prepared for college and careers. AT&T announced a new quarter-billion-dollar expansion to the program in March, bringing the tota
l commitment to $350 million. Wisconsin’s
Aspire investment has amounted to $1,271,465 since 2008, with the Boys & Girls Club of
Green Bay, the Foundation for Madison’s Public Schools, the Milwaukee Public Schools, and
the West Allis-West Milwaukee School District all receiving funding.
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