By Tim Kalinowski on February 7, 2018.
Medicine Hat News
Methanex Corporation has signed a three-year pledge, totalling $9,000, to be directed toward student scholarships at Medicine Hat College.
The funds will support students in interested in power engineering, business, and built-environment engineering technology, each of which trains students in skills Methanex hires for in its operations.
To date, Methanex has donated more than $30,000 in scholarships and $40,000 in program enhancements to the college.
“Methanex is one the largest employers in our community, and provides opportunities for our students to gain experience and find employment upon graduation,” says Denise Henning, president and CEO for MHC. “Their commitment and investment into building a strong community and workforce through supporting our programs is invaluable to us.”
Rawle Ramlochan, plant manager for Methanex in Medicine Hat, says their donation is one of many ways they are fulfilling their commitment to creating a positive and sustainable impact in the communities they serve.
“Education is a key pillar of our company’s social responsibility program and we believe in supporting educational programs at all levels in our community,” says Ramlochan. “We are proud to continue our relationship with Medicine Hat College.”
Methanex, with approximately 1,300 employees, is the world’s largest producer and supplier of methanol to major international markets in North America, Asia Pacific, Europe and South America.
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