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Nov. 17, 2016 - Father John Ryan, C.S.C., second from left, receives a check for $10,000 from Charles Sullick, general manager of the Best Buy Store in Wilkes-Barre Township.

The Mass Communications Department at King’s received a grant from the Best Buy Foundation that will be used to purchase equipment for an outreach program for juniors and seniors at Coughlin, GAR, and Meyers High School.

The program will utilize video game design software, video production equipment, and web streaming services purchased through the grant as well as existing radio and television studios to educate students regarding 21st century technology skills.

Shown, from left, is Scott J. Weiland, Ph.D., chair of the King’s Department of Mass Communications; Father Ryan; Sullick; Jillian Yuhas, hiring coordinator of the Wilkes-Barre Township Best Buy; and, Jeffrey Baka, home theater supervisor, Wilkes-Barre Township Best Buy.