Marquis Energy Donates $250,000 for Five Area High Schools

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Marquis Energy of Hennepin gifted five local high schools with $250,000 in cash contributions, to be used in advancing the fields of science, math or agricultural studies.

The local schools being awarded $50,000 each are: Bureau Valley High School, Hall High School, Princeton High School, Putnam County High School and St. Bede Academy.

“The success of our local students is a major priority to Marquis and we hope this investment makes a lasting impact in the lives of our future leaders,” said Mark Marquis, chief executive officer of Marquis Energy. “Our students have big aspirations and we look forward to seeing these future generations better the world.”

Also, the Marquis Energy-WI, LLC plant in Necedah, Wis., is also gifting the three local high schools in that area with cash contributions to be used toward science, math and agricultural advancements.

Marquis remains committed to bettering the community through service and producing corn-starch ethanol for cleaner air and a higher-octane, more affordable fuel, a press release asserted.

With a production capacity of one million gallons of fuel grade ethanol per day, Marquis Energy is the largest dry-mill biofuels production facility in the United States.

Source: News Tribune