Foundation provided $200,000 in STEM Education resources for students over the past five years
American Water (NYSE: AWK), the largest regulated water and wastewater utility company in the U.S., and the American Water Charitable Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization established by American Water, announced today that it hosted a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) Education workshop at Eastside High School in Camden, N.J., utilizing materials donated over the past five years to the district.
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Carrie Williams, President of the American Water Charitable Foundation, and American Water employee volunteers join students and faculty at Eastside High School in Camden, N.J. for a STEM education workshop. (Photo: Business Wire)
“The American Water Charitable Foundation is committed to empowering the future leaders of Camden by providing STEM-focused resources over the years to help students succeed in and out of the classroom,” said Carrie Williams, President, American Water Charitable Foundation. “National STEM Day serves as a great reminder and chance for American Water and the Foundation to engage and support student learning and explore STEM-related careers. Our commitment to the community goes beyond our donation; it also creates opportunities for students to learn from and network with experts and professionals in the field.”
The STEM Education workshop offered students hands-on experience using 3D printers, drones, and other software to explore potential STEM careers. Students also had the opportunity to network with American Water employee volunteers and learn more about how STEM is used in the water and wastewater industry.
"American Water has been an invaluable partner in our mission to provide quality education and opportunities, not just to the students of Eastside High School, but to the entire Camden City School District community. Their generous donations and unwavering commitment to STEM education have had a profound impact on our city. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to American Water and the American Water Charitable Foundation for their unwavering support," said State District Superintendent, Camden City School District, Katrina T. McCombs.
Learn more about the American Water Charitable Foundation here.
About American Water
American Water (NYSE: AWK) is the largest regulated water and wastewater utility company in the United States. With a history dating back to 1886, We Keep Life Flowing® by providing safe, clean, reliable and affordable drinking water and wastewater services to more than 14 million people with regulated operations in 14 states and on 18 military installations. American Water’s 6,500 talented professionals leverage their significant expertise and the company’s national size and scale to achieve excellent outcomes for the benefit of customers, employees, investors and other stakeholders.
About American Water Charitable Foundation
The American Water Charitable Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides a formal way to demonstrate the company’s ongoing commitment to be a good neighbor, citizen, and contributor to the communities where American Water and its employees live, work and operate. For more information, visit amwater.com/awcf and follow the American Water Charitable Foundation on Facebook.
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