Smithville schools to get TREE computers

By The Associated Press

SMITHVILLE, Miss. (AP) — The University of Mississippi has delivered 24 computers to the Monroe County School District for use by students in Smithville, which continues to recover from the April 27 devastating tornado in north Mississippi.

Students will begin classes in August in 43 mobile trailers in Smithville while the K-12 school is rebuilt.

The computers were donated through the Technology Recycling to Enhance Education program (TREE). Ole Miss officials say the computers were collected from across the Oxford campus, cleaned and refurbished for distribution to public K-12 schools.

Ole Miss previously provided computers for students at Water Valley and West Tallahatchie high schools.