AREVA Inc. Presents $5,000 Donation to Delta High School for Career Development Programs
February 27, 2015
Joining the students (holding the check) for AREVA’s donation are (left to right) Ron Land, AREVA Inc. senior vice president of U.S. Fuels, Gary Mignogna, AREVA Inc. CEO, and Jenny Rodriguez, Delta High School principal.
RICHLAND, Wash., February 27, 2015 – As part of AREVA’s celebration of National Engineers Week, Gary Mignogna, AREVA Inc. CEO, and Ron Land, AREVA Inc. senior vice president of U.S. Fuels, presented a $5,000 donation to Delta High School, the region’s public Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) school, to support the launch of the AREVA Career Closet when the school opens its new facility in August 2015.
During the presentation, Mignogna and Land spoke to an audience of students and faculty about preparing for careers in engineering, and how the AREVA Career Closet will provide students access to professional clothing for internship and job interviews.
“Supporting STEM education and career preparedness is a key part of AREVA’s continued commitment to helping the Tri-Cities community thrive as a center for technological excellence,” said Gary Mignogna, CEO of AREVA Inc. “We are pleased to partner with Delta High School to achieve these goals.”
Career development programs are a significant part of Delta High School’s curriculum, earning the school a 2015 OSPI Career Guidance Award.
“Establishing the AREVA Career Closet is just one more way AREVA is helping our students prepare to be college and career ready,” said Jenny Rodriquez, Delta High School principal. “We are pleased to continue our ongoing partnership.”