Strong Public-Private Partnership Focused on Training Region’s Energy Workforce
(Butler, PA) The BC3 Education Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce a gift of $8,000 from EdgeMarc Energy Holdings, LLC to establish the EdgeMarc Natural Gas/Science and Technology Scholarship. This scholarship will support students interested in pursuing careers in energy production, technology, and related fields.
“On behalf of BC3, I applaud EdgeMarc's ongoing commitment to the education of Butler County's students,” said BC3 energy consultant Bill Lucas.
Eight $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to BC3 freshman from Moniteau, Karns City, or Butler Senior High School who are enrolled in the Energy Technology Workplace Certificate Program or any program in the Science and Technology Division at BC3. Students are encouraged to apply online for the fall 2015 semester.
“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.”
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.