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Hatch announces $10,000 donation to support state-of-the-art robotics program and inaugural scholarship for First Nations students

Oakville, ON – The Halton Learning Foundation is pleased to announce a donation of $10,000 from Hatch in support of Halton area students.

The bulk of the donation will support the state-of-the-art, Advanced Manufacturing and Robotics program at Garth Webb Secondary School in Oakville. In addition, Hatch is offering a $1,000 scholarship for First Nations students – the first of its kind in Halton.

“Hatch recognizes the need to support education in science and technology as a way to nurture young peoples’ interest in technical professions and provide them with critical skills for the future,” said Tony Cesta, Managing Director, Hatch.

“Another area of community focus for us is First Peoples Engagement, and to that end, we are very proud to create the inaugural scholarship in Halton for First Nations students.” Lesley Mansfield, Executive Director of the Halton Learning Foundation, added, “On behalf of the Foundation, we’d like to express our gratitude to Hatch for partnering with us to help engage and encourage students in our community.”

The donation will be presented as follows:

Date: Friday, February 27
Time: 10:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Location: Garth Webb Secondary School: 2820 Westoak Trails Blvd., Oakville, ON, L6M 4W2
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Hatch has served clients for over six decades with corporate roots extending over 100 years and project experience in more than 150 countries around the world. Hatch supplies engineering, project and construction management services, process and business consulting and operational services to the mining, metallurgical, energy and infrastructure industries.

Further information is available at www.hatch.ca.

Halton Learning Foundation exists to acquire and allocate resources to enrich educational opportunities and eliminate economic barriers to learning for Halton District School Board students.

For more information, contact:

Lesley Mansfield, Executive Director Halton Learning Foundation
905.335.3665 Ext. 3207 mansfieldl@hdsb.ca

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