TORRANCE, Calif., Nov. 4, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Virco® (Nasdaq:VIRC) – America's leading manufacturer and supplier of furniture and equipment for K-12 schools – has donated more than $300,000 worth of furniture for students and educators to three schools in partnership with the new NBC TV series, School Pride.
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The debut episode of NBC's School Pride included a donation of Virco furniture to Enterprise Middle School in Compton, CA. This classroom is furnished with award-winning ZUMA(TM) Series chairs and desks.
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Virco helped launch the debut episode of NBC's School Pride with a furniture donation to Enterprise Middle School in Compton, CA. Virco's donation included these ZUMA(R) Series chairs and student desks for collaborative learning environments.

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Virco's donation to Enterprise Middle School in Compton, California, was featured during the debut episode of School Pride, which aired on October 15 th. The October 29 th episode of School Pride focused on Kingston Springs Elementary School in Nashville, Tennessee, where Virco furnished the kindergarten classrooms.

Modeled on the popular Extreme Makeover: Home Edition series, which also featured Virco furniture donations, School Pride highlights the efforts of communities to renovate aging public schools, while (in the words of an NBC press release) "inspiring students, parents, and teachers to rediscover a sense of pride that will positively impact their lives and futures."