George Washington awarded Freeport McMoran Mini-grant

George Washington Elementary was awarded a Freeport McMoran Mini-grant for Education to replenish consumables for the Engineering is Elementary curriculum. Javier Guevara, Climax General Manager, presented a check for $500 to Diane Berner. “We appreciate this financial support as we work to provide engineering experiences for all our fourth and fifth grade students this year,” said Berner.

Mini-Grants for Education are designed to support K-12 teachers and schools in Freeport-McMoRan communities. Since 2006, nearly $488,000 has been granted through the Mini-Grants program for classroom projects ranging from field trips to literacy efforts to incentives for student performance.