BC3 Education Foundation, Inc. announces EdgeMarc scholarship recipients

(Butler, PA) The BC3 Education Foundation, Inc. awarded three students with the EdgeMarc Natural Gas/Science and Technology Scholarship for the fall 2015 semester. The scholarship was made possible by an $8,000 gift from EdgeMarc Energy Holdings, LLC to support students interested in pursuing careers in energy production, technology, and related fields.

Each recipient was awarded the $1,000 scholarship ($500 per semester). Scholarships will be awarded again in the fall 2016 semester. Recipients must be from Moniteau, Karns City, or Butler Senior High School and enrolled in the Energy Technology Workplace Certificate Program or any program in the Science and Technology Division at BC3.

“Our company is privileged to work in Butler County and is proud to support programs like this aimed at creating important educational opportunities for our region’s students,” said Callum Streeter, EdgeMarc Energy’s Drilling and Completions Director. “Youth and education enrichment is at the foundation of our company’s community partnership and investment efforts and we look forward to growing our partnership with BC3.”

Photo: Top Row (L to R): Callum M. Streeter, Drilling and Completions Director for EdgeMarc Energy; Nathan Huey, Engineering Major; Andrea Kopach, PR/Community Outreach for EdgeMarc Energy. Bottom Row (L to R): Julia Baxter, Engineering Technology major; Kirk Guidotti, Chemistry Major.

The BC3 Education Foundation, Inc. is a 501 © (3) charitable organization established to support Butler County Community College. The Foundation acquires and manages private funds for the benefit of BC3. It enhances the experiences of BC3 students by providing external resources to support the college's mission. As the private fundraising organization of the College, the Foundation is a driving force that links the community, students, alumni, businesses, organizations, and foundations to an environment of innovation, energy, creativity, and accomplishment.

EdgeMarc Energy is a locally-based oil and gas company headquartered in southwestern Pennsylvania. Drawing on our team’s world-class operational experience, we develop strong, long-term partnerships to safely produce clean-burning natural gas from Pennsylvania and Ohio. We are committed to the Safety of our environment and the communities where we live and have the privilege to work. For us, the well-being of our communities is not just a business objective – it’s personal.