|Garry Hiebert of PCS Nitrogen Fertilizer, LC, right, presents a donation to Dr. Dale Doty, Chancellor of River Parishes Community College, and Dr. Crystal Lee, Vice Chancellor of Instruction.
Gonzales - PCS Nitrogen Fertilizer, LP, a division of
PotashCorp, has donated $40,000 to the River Parishes Community College
Foundation to fund scholarships for area students.
“This is another step in an
ongoing partnership,” said Garry Hiebert, Human Resources Manager for PCS. “Students
in the process technology program and other skills programs at RPCC are our
future employees and leaders, and we’re dedicated to investing in them.”
During a campus visit,
Hiebert saw first-hand the progress RPCC is making on construction of its new
Technology Training Center, to which PCS has already contributed. He presented a check to Chancellor Dr. Dale
Doty and Vice Chancellor of Instruction, Dr. Crystal Lee.
“This is a great example of
the partnerships we need to build this area’s workforce for today and tomorrow
and to build a strong economy and a vibrant community,” Doty said. “We are
proud that PCS is once again investing in that shared vision, and are extremely
grateful for their investment in our students.”
“We are looking forward to a
healthy future with RPCC,” Heibert said.
River Parishes Community
College in Gonzales. La, is an open-admission, two-year, postsecondary public
institution dedicated to developing and assisting students in achieving
personal, professional and academic success.
Contact: Glen Duncan
Telephone: (225) 743-8547