The Creating IT Futures Foundation, the philanthropic arm of CompTIA, recently donated $5,000 to NPower and Marathon was proud to help deliver the good news.

“This $5,000 grant will enable 25 new NPower Technology Service Corps students to obtain an industry-recognized certification that will help them to secure a position in the technology field,” said Patrick Cohen, Director of Technology Service Corps at NPower. Learn more about the free tech training for young adults and veterans at NPower.org.

Scott Wilson, Marathon’s Co-founder and CEO, is a member CompTIA’s Partner Advisory Council and nominated NPower as a possible Creating IT Futures grant recipient. The Council reviewed all of the suggested recipients and chose NPower as one of the final selections.

“Our internship program with NPower has been a big success, and we were happy to help provide NPower with some additional resources from our friends CompTIA,” said Wilson.

Dennis Amaral, Marathon’s Director of Sales, had fun presenting a classic oversized check to commemorate the gift at NPower’s most recent graduation ceremony.

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