Marathon Petroleum donates $35K to Mandan Public Schools

 Dec 28 2018

Marathon Petroleum Corp. has donated $35,000 to Mandan Public Schools to support a welding and agriculture mechanics program at Mandan High School.

"We are so thankful for this generous donation from our community partner, Marathon Petroleum. These funds will enable us to enhance our welding and (agriculture) education labs to provide a safe and modern experience for our students," said assistant superintendent Jeff Fastnacht.

The grant from Mandan Petroleum Corp., which owns the Mandan Refinery, will be used to update safety equipment and other lab equipment, according to a news release from the school district.