BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A few well-deserving Baltimore City High graduates were awarded new computers and other supplies on Wednesday to help them stay on the road to success — just before they leave for college.
“It’s a blessing. It’s telling me to keep going,” said Quran Horton.READ MORE: Harford County Council Is Asking University Of Maryland Upper Chesapeake To Reconsider Its Vaccine Mandate
Baltimore-based non-profit Building Steps handed out nearly 55 laptops to the students along with an online tutoring subscription and money for school supplies.
The group recruits minority city school students with an interest in STEM to help them get ready for success beyond high school and into their careers.READ MORE: Maryland State Police To Assist U.S. Capitol Police With Security Ahead of Justice For J6 Protest
“They just really deserve the opportunity to go into college fully prepared and just to have as much success as possible,” said Courtney Delph, Director of High School Engagement at Building Steps.
Software and technology company Blue Planet provided the grant for the supplies. They said they’re very grateful and looking forward to the fall.
“I’m very excited it’s like a dream come true,” said Oluwaseyi Samson.MORE NEWS: 47-Year-Old Damian Palmer Arrested In Baltimore For Attempted Murder