Warrick Co. teen bringing seniors, students together through tech

Warrick Co. teen bringing seniors, students together through tech
A group from Castle HS is working to connect their peers and the elderly with a new program. (WFIE)

WARRICK CO., IN (WFIE) - As the school year wraps up, some might think many students are already in relaxation mode, especially high school seniors.

That's not the case for a group from Castle High School. They're working to connect their peers and the elderly with a program created by one of their own.  The program is called iSENIOR. The name, a play on Apple's name for the iPhone.

Castle High School Senior, Landon Eisenhut is the force behind it. He works with the elderly, helping them use technology that, for many of us, doesn't require a second thought.

"Being able to experience the things I have, like witnessing an 80-year-old couple or helping another couple that sees us for the first time, goes out and buys phones and comes back the next day, ready to learn. I've witnessed so much and it's made me the person I am today," Eishenhut said.

"It's very nice," said Primose Retirement resident Jenny Medcraf. "I was talking to Landon a couple of weeks ago because I had a problem with my phone and he looked at it and he says ' hmmm, I suggest maybe you get a new phone.' And I now have it, he was able to come and show me things about this phone that I didn't know..so, I'm really excited about it."

After he graduates, Landon wants to hand this program down to classmates to help even more people in the future.

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