The Kenan Fellows Program wishes to thank Lenovo for being our technology sponsor this year. Education is the passport to North Carolina’s growth and economic prosperity and Lenovo is a global industry leader in the education market. They make a sustainable difference through support of education related programs and initiatives through industry leading products and technologies, community investments and program sponsorships.
“PC technology is an essential tool for 21st century teaching and learning,” said Mike Schmedlen, worldwide director of education, Lenovo. “By equipping the 2012 Class of Kenan Fellows with Lenovo ThinkPad laptops, they’ll be better able to integrate innovative and novel approaches to digital learning to share with their students in the classroom and teachers across the state.”
Lenovo is also funding a fellowship for Katherine Jiang, a teacher at Glenwood Elementary School in Chapel Hill-Carboro City Schools. Her fellowship, “Theory Meets Practice: A Teacher’s Reality” includes a trip to China with the North Carolina [Center for International Understanding.](http://ciu.northcarolina.edu/ “Center for International Understanding”)