Apples for the Students works with grocery stores to provide more than $250 million worth of FREE computers, equipment, programs and educational tools to local schools. During the 2016/2017 receipt collection period, 5 local schools participated in Big John’s Apples for the Students program. They collected 825,600 points in receipt totals. Big John’s donated school supplies and equipment at Maple Grove Elementary School, Franklin Elementary School, Brookport Elementary School, Jefferson Elementary School and Metropolis Elementary School.
- Metropolis Elementary School received 3 Acer ChromeBooks.
- Franklin Elementary School received 7 Acer ChromeBooks and a Karaoke Singing Machine.
- Maple Grove Elementary School received 2 science safety glasses, markers, poster board, paint sets and more!