Lee schools get tech updates

Seven Lee County schools could be getting some technology updates thanks to a gift from a state senator.

Beulah and Smiths Station schools recently received a $40,000 check from State Senator Kim Benefield, interim superintendent Steve Nowlin said.

Nowlin said most of the money will go towards instruction and technology. He said they would like to add computers to classrooms that currently don't have any and upgrade to more modern technology in other classes.

There are also a few capital outlay projects at each school that the money could be used for, he said.

The money will be split between the seven Beulah and Smiths Station schools based on enrollment. Nowlin will consult with the principals of each school before deciding how the money will be spent.