Education Notebook: Science fairs awarded $30K grant from AEP Foundation | Local News

The regional fair partnered with Appalachian Power Co. in 2019, which provided the ability to send a third regional project to the international fair.

“In looking for a little bit more of a long-term partner, they suggested that we work together to put in a grant application with the American Electric Power Foundation,” said Levy, who credits the Appalachian Power with making the connection.

“This is really going to help secure that in the future, for us to continue to send three projects to that international fair locally, and it’s also going to help support students going to international fair from the state fair as well,” he said.

Expenses sometimes limit the state fair from sending a full slate of five projects, Levy said, so “the donation from the AEP Foundation helps ensure that we can send a full group.”

The AEP Foundation is funded by AEP and its operating

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AEP Names Three New Leaders To Information Technology Organization

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ —¬†American Electric Power (Nasdaq: AEP) has added three new leaders to its information technology group. The company named Joe Brenner vice president of Application Development & Business Solutions, effective Nov. 2. Sanjay Terakanambi has been named vice president of Technology Infrastructure, Operations & Support and Christopher D. Johnson has been named managing director of Enterprise Innovation & Technology, effective Nov. 9. All three positions report to Therace Risch, senior vice president and chief information & technology officer.

Brenner will be responsible for planning and delivery of customer technologies and will oversee Charge, AEP’s digital innovation hub. Terakanambi will be responsible for infrastructure technologies, technology operations and support. Johnson will work with AEP’s utility operating companies and business units to seek out and assess new technologies that expand or enhance business opportunities for the company.

“The addition of Joe, Sanjay

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