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One of Nashville’s largest technology companies will award more than $10,000 in grants to three Metro Nashville public schools, the company said Tuesday.

The grants will go to classes at Antioch Middle School, H.G. Hill Middle School and Jere Baxter Middle School to support creative ways to teach science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM). 

“We thank Dell for this generous grant that supports our teachers and students at such a critical time,”Adrienne Battle, MNPS director of schools, said in a statement. “I’m proud of the innovative ways in which our teachers are working to engage and inspire our students, and I congratulate this year’s winners … MNPS’ STEAM education is enhanced by the support of strong partners like Dell.”

Dell Technologies has called Nashville home for 20 years, and this is its fourth round of STEAM Innovation Grants designed to help bridge a digital divide caused by lack