Students around the Country Benefit from Grants
ExxonMobil Education Alliance Program Gives $1.75 Million to Local Schools
IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
For the eighth year, the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance Program has provided grants to local schools across the nation. This year, that tradition will continue. ExxonMobil recognizes the need for education professionals to engage today's tech-savvy students. Therefore, the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance Program has awarded 3,500 $500 grants totaling $1.75 million to K-12 educational institutions in 40 states and the District of Columbia.
"ExxonMobil and our branded retailers are proud to invest in today's student by supporting their neighborhood schools," said Ben Soraci, U.S. Retail Sales Director, ExxonMobil Fuels Marketing. "It is just one way our retailers are involved in the communities where we do business."
Educational Alliance grants are to be used to enhance math and science programs. "It's donations such as this that help us in our endeavor to provide our students with the resources to achieve their goals through higher educational experiences," stated Edward Lincoln, Board President, Rush-Henrietta Central School District. These funds will be used by Leary Elementary School to purchase math and science equipment for their students."
ExxonMobil is a long-standing supporter of education programs around the world. Through numerous grant and scholarships programs, employee volunteers and matching gift programs, ExxonMobil seeks to improve the quality of local schools. Since 2000, the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance program has contributed more than $15 million to local schools through its Exxon and Mobil retailers.
Source: Exxon Mobil Corporation
Released December 20, 2007