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Terracon Foundation Awards $67,450 in Community and University Grants

Terracon Foundation Awards $67,450 in Community and University Grants

OLATHE, Kan. – The Terracon Foundation is pleased to announce the award of $67,450 in community and university grants and scholarships. The Terracon Foundation was established as the community investment arm of Terracon with a goal to reach out and become a real part of the lives of company employees and the communities where they live and work.

“We are pleased to award grants to a number of universities in order to provide students with equipment and scholarships to further their educations, as well as to a diverse group of community organizations,” said Laura Campa, P.E., chair of the Terracon Foundation and manager of the Baton Rouge, La., office. “Each grant was championed by a Terracon employee who is actively involved in the organization or university.”

University Grants

As part of an ongoing effort to support higher education, the Terracon Foundation presents university grants for  scholarships, fellowships, and programs in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

 The Terracon Foundation has presented a total of $45,000 to eight universities:

University Grant Recipient Location
Auburn University Auburn, Ala.
Arkansas Tech University Russellville, Ark.
University of Arkansas Fayetteville, Ark.
Iowa State University Ames, Iowa
North Carolina State University Raleigh, N.C.
Texas A&M University College Station, Texas
Alamo Colleges Foundation San Antonio
Virginia Tech Foundation Blacksburg, Va.

Community Grants

The Terracon Foundation has awarded $22,450 in community grants to nine nonprofit organizations:

Community Grant Recipient Organization Location
Freshwater Land Trust Birmingham, Ala.
Whitney High School Cerritos, Calif.
The GrowHaus Denver
Macon Area Habitat for Humanity, Inc. Macon, Ga.
Nahant Marsh Education Center Davenport, Iowa
National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) – University of Missouri-Kansas City Chapter Kansas City, Mo.
Girl Scouts Louisiana East, Inc. New Orleans
Folds of Honor Foundation Owasso, Okla.
Wild Utah Project Salt Lake City

For more information about the Terracon Foundation, visit terracon.com/foundation.