WATER VALLEY, Miss., Feb. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- C Spire is expanding its partnership with the Base Camp Coding Academy by assuming a key leadership role on the board of directors as the organization accelerates its efforts to begin training Mississippi's next generation of software developers by hiring a technical director.
Carla Lewis, senior vice president of IT for the Mississippi-based diversified telecommunications and technology services company, has been named to the Base Camp board of directors and Sean Anthony, a Teach for America manager in Mississippi, has been hired as Technical Director for the Water Valley non-profit.
Base Camp provides high school graduates with a year-long vocational training program in computer programming to support the technology needs of local and regional employers. The first classes begin on June 1. Once students leave the program, they can pursue full-time jobs with Mississippi technology companies.
About Base Camp Coding Academy
Base Camp Coding Academy, based in Water Valley, Mississippi, is a charitable, non-profit vocational education training program that delivers fast paced, focused computer programming to under-advantaged youth in Mississippi to support the technology needs of local and regional employers. The program's primary objective is to help students pursue a career in computer science through an immersive classroom environment that features current, real world technologies and projects. For more information about the Base Camp Coding Academy, visit www.basecampcodingacademy.org.
About C Spire
C Spire is a diversified telecommunications and technology services company that provides world-class customer service and a superior comprehensive suite of customer-inspired wireless communications, high-speed Internet access and a range of other telecommunications products and services to consumers and businesses with a personal focus. This news release and other announcements are available at www.cspire.com/news. For more information about C Spire, visit www.cspire.com or follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cspire or Twitter at www.twitter.com/cspire.
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