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Donor makes a gift of learning

Freddie Figgers, founder and CEO of Figgers Communications, donated 20 computers to cadets at Sarasota Military Academy, a local, public charter school
by: Whitney Elfstrom Staff Writer

Sarasota Military Academy received 20 new Dell desktop computers to replace the outdated models in its language arts classrooms, thanks to a benefactor.

Freddie Figgers, the founder and CEO of Figgers Communications, donated the computers as part of the Figgers Foundations Back to School initiative. He was recognized for his contribution during the school’s morning formation Sept. 10.

“Education is my passion, and education should be for everyone,” he said. 

I’m the Sarasota community reporter, which means I cover the people, places and things of Sarasota. I graduated from the University of South Florida St. Petersburg with a degree in journalism and digital communication and a minor in English. 

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