Trend Micro Gives $300,000 in Educational Technology Grants to 12 U.S. Schools

Trend Micro Gives $300,000 in Educational Technology Grants to 12 U.S. Schools

Grants to support responsible online behavior and prepare students for future
careers

PR Newswire

DALLAS, Jan. 30, 2014

DALLAS, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend MicroIncorporated (TYO: 4704;
TSE: 4704), a global pioneer in security software and solutions, today
announced that 12 schools have been awarded its Educational Technology Grant.
Each school will receive a $25,000 gift including cash, technology and
professional services. This initiative stems from the company's Internet
Safety for Kids and Families program, which encourages a generation of safe,
responsible digital citizens.

Combined, Trend Micro's contribution of more than $300,000 to recipients
across the country will help educate students about online safety, while
preparing them for the technology-focused careers of the future. Coinciding
with Trend Micro's 25^th anniversary, this program supports the company's
mission of making the world safe for exchanging digital information.

"Trend Micro is proud to award these 12 schools with our Educational
Technology Grant to equip the leaders of tomorrow with the resources they need
to navigate social media and leverage technology for their benefit," said
Lynette Owens, global director, Internet Safety for Kids & Families Program,
Trend Micro. "It is rewarding to have the opportunity to educate students
about responsible online behavior, and how they can use technology to expand
their horizons and fulfill professional aspirations."

Schools were selected among dozens of submissions from coast to coast based on
their desire to utilize technology to further the education of students. Each
of the recipients highlighted commitment and involvement with specific
technology initiatives, making them worthy recipients.

Recipients of the Educational Technology Grant include:

  oA.N. Prtizker Elementary School, Chicago
  oThe Atlanta Public Schools district, Atlanta
  oDavis Elementary School, Irving, Texas
  oFair Oaks Elementary School, Osseo, Minn.
  oFoxborough Regional Charter School, Foxborough, Mass
  oHarrison K-8 School, Canon City, Colo.
  oNewton-Lee Elementary School, Ashburn, Va.
  oPoint Arena High School, Point Arena, Calif.
  oPS 29 John M. Harrigan School, New York
  oRio Vista Elementary School, Anaheim, Calif.
  oSappington Elementary School, St. Louis
  oYoung Leaders Elementary School, New York

"Our team was impressed by the submissions we received and how passionate
these schools are about employing safe technology practices for their
students," added Owens. "We look forward to hearing about how each grant is
utilized by its recipient school and the impact it had on their respective
causes."

Trend Micro's Commitment to the Internet Safety of Kids and Families
To support its vision of making the world safe for exchanging digital
information, Trend Micro aspires to make a difference by using its expertise
to make the world at large a better place. Trend Micro has made a commitment
to make the Internet a great place for young people around the world through
its world-wide employee volunteer program, grants and donations to eligible
organizations, and partnerships with those who share its vision and mission.
For Trend Micro's free Internet safety tips, tools and advice, visit our
Internet Safety for Kids and Families page.

About Trend Micro
Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in security software, rated number
one in server security (IDC, 2013), strives to make the world safe for
exchanging digital information. Built on 25 years of experience, our solutions
for consumers, businesses and governments provide layered data security to
protect information on mobile devices, endpoints, gateways, servers and the
cloud. Trend Micro enables the smart protection of information, with
innovative security technology that is simple to deploy and manage, and fits
an evolving ecosystem. All of our solutions are powered by cloud-based global
threat intelligence, the Trend Micro™ Smart Protection Network™
infrastructure, and are supported by over 1,200 threat experts around the
globe. For more information, visit TrendMicro.com.

SOURCE Trend Micro Incorporated

Website: http://www.trendmicro.com
Contact: Thomas Moore, thomas_moore@trendmicro.com, 972-499-6648
 
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