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01-22-1999

REYNOLDS METALS COMPANY FOUNDATION CONTRIBUTES $5,000 TO CLARKSON UNIVERSITY AMERICAN INDIAN PROGRAM

Representatives of the Reynolds Metals Company St. Lawrence Reduction Plant recently visited Clarkson University on behalf of the Reynolds Metals Foundation to present a $5,000 contribution toReynolds Clarkson’s American Indian program.

Reynolds' gift will provide financial aid to American Indian students pursuing degrees in engineering. Reynolds Metals Company has supported Clarkson's American Indian program over several years, helping the University to recruit talented American Indian students. Several Clarkson graduates are employed at the company's St. Lawrence Reduction Plant in nearby Massena, N.Y.

Established in 1972, Clarkson's American Indian program is part of the Pipeline of Education Programs, a continuum of academic opportunities for underrepresented and economically disadvantaged students.

Photo caption: Representatives of the Reynolds Metals Company Plant recently presented a $5,000 contribution to Clarkson University’s American Indian program. A check was presented to Vicki Clark (center), assistant to the director of Clarkson's Pipeline of Education Programs by Les Carey (second from left), Human Resources manager, Reynolds Metals St. Lawrence Reduction Plant in Massena. Also present were Pamela Leonard (left), Reynolds Metals Human Resources labor representative, Kathryn Johnson (second from right), Clarkson University's executive director of Career and Professional Development, and Rebecca Sutcliffe (right), associate director of Corporate and Foundation Relations at Clarkson.

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Michael P. Griffin, director of News & Digital Content Services, at 315-268-6716 or mgriffin@clarkson.edu.]

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