Continuing its efforts to create social and economic benefits for local communities, Resolution Copper announced that 10 local high school students recently were presented scholarships valued at nearly $30,000. The students may use their scholarships to attend any college in Arizona.

This year’s recipients:

General Scholarship

  • Caresa Shipley, Globe High School
  • LeAnn Foxworth, Globe High School
  • DeeAndra Russell, Globe High School
  • Danielle Lopez, Superior High School
  • Bailee Sexton, Miami High School

Leadership Scholarship

  • LeAnn Foxworth, Globe High School
  • Allison Martinez, Superior High School

Rickus Scholarship

  • Allison Martinez, Superior High School

Native American Scholarship

  • Christine Talgo, San Carlos Secondary School
  • Ryan Nelson, Blue Ridge High School
  • Maria Walker, Alchesay High School
  • Tia Griggs, Riverside Indian School

Resolution Copper will host a dinner reception for the students and their family members on August 17.

The scholarship program highlights Resolution Copper’s shared values to help advance economic development in the areas where it does business and build stronger communities in Arizona. Over the past 15 years, the company has provided 146 scholarships totaling more than $600,000 to area high school students.

“We are happy to support these outstanding students on their journey to acquire an education that will make a difference in their lives and their families lives for generations,” said Andrew Lye, project director, Resolution Copper. “Education is critical to the future of our state, and I’m excited to see what these young people continue to achieve.”

About Resolution Copper – The Resolution Copper Project is operated by Resolution Copper Mining, which is a limited liability company owned 55 percent by Resolution Copper Company (a Rio Tinto PLC subsidiary) and 45 percent by BHP Copper Inc. (a BHP Billiton PLC subsidiary).

Contacts

Kyle Bennett
Office: +1 801.204.2915
Mobile: +1 801.349.8053
Email: Kyle.bennett@riotinto.com

102 Magma Heights
Superior
AZ 85173
United States

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