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Polk Oil and ExxonMobil donate thousands to East Texas schools


Tuesday morning 17 East Texas schools received grant money to go towards their math and science programs.

 Exxon Mobil and Polk Oil Company partnered together to present each school with a $500 grant to help with various programs.

The recipients include: Dunbar Primary School, Etoile Elementary School, Kurth Elementary School, Crockett High School, Leggett High School, Kennard High School, Wells High School, Slack Elementary School, Central Heights Elementary School, Hudson Middle School, Lufkin Middle School, Huntington Elementary School, Diboll Primary School, Central Elementary School, Garrett Primary School, Crockett Junior High School, Lufkin High School.

Vice President of Petroleum and Convenience Store Operations Keith Williams says Polk Oil has partnered with Exxon Mobil for over 20 years to benefit the education of students.

"The schools are having a tough time right now as far as fund so anything we can do to help the schools is great, it feels great, the community supports us, we are nothing without the community anything we can give back to the community that a great feeling," said Williams.

Many of the schools shared that the grant money goes towards various robotics teams and projects as well a science related field trips.

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