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White Energy Presents Grants to USD 407

White Energy grantsAt the USD 407 Board of Education meeting Monday evening, the company of White Energy of Russell presented two grants totaling nearly $14,000 to USD 407 schools.

White Energy Plant Manager Regis Weiss presented the checks to Simpson and Bickerdyke Elementary School's Principal Kent Michel (pictured at left, Michel on the left and Weiss on the right).

The first grant for $10,500 will go to the after school tutoring program at Simpson and the second for nearly $3,500 will go toward buying Nook Readers for the Bickerdyke library.

USD 407 Superintendent Dave Couch says White Energy is, and has always been, very generous.

"White Energy's always been a real good partner with our schools and supported our schools ever since they've been in town," said Couch. "We really appreciate them and their efforts for the schools."

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