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AT&T made a $3,000 donation to the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Elizabethton on Sept. 13 to bolster wireless network training, a forerunner of tomorrow’s technological revolution.

Pictured at the presentation were, from left, are Taylor Townsend, student at TCAT Elizabethton; State Rep. John Holsclaw, Jr; Alan L. Hill, AT&T regional director, external and legislative affairs; State Rep. Timothy Hill; Tyler Hankes, IT support at TCAT Elizabethton; Nate Hall, registrar/IT coordinator at TCAT Elizabethton; Dean Blevins, TCAT Elizabethton college president; State Sen. Jon Lundberg and Javiela Gonzalez, student at TCAT Elizabethton.

The $3,000 donation is part of an $81,000 donation to the Tennessee Board of Regents to fund the purchase of wireless networking equipment at 27 Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology located across the State of Tennessee.

“Technology is creating new jobs that require new skills. Through this partnership with AT&T and TCAT Elizabethton, I am confident graduates will have the necessary skills that employers demand,” Lundberg said.  

For additional information, contact TCAT Elizabethton at 423-543-0070 or visit