BASF Contributes $7,000 to Support STEM Programs at Wyandotte Public Schools

Provided by BASF

John Dulmes

WYANDOTTE, MI, February 27, 2017 – The BASF site in Wyandotte, Michigan, donated $7,000 to the Wyandotte Public Schools to support science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs for students in grades K-12.

“It’s more important than ever for our youth to be equipped with the knowledge and skills to solve tough problems,” said Greg Pflum, Vice President and General Manager of BASF’s Midwest Hub. “Through our partnership with Wyandotte schools we can help increase the access to quality STEM learning and provide tools for future scientists and engineers who can have great influence on our industry,” he added.

“We are extremely grateful for our ongoing partnership with BASF,” said Dr. Catherine Cost, Wyandotte Public Schools Superintendent. “Support from BASF allows our students to be inspired by STEM and have the chance to reach their full potential. BASF is making a difference in the lives of our students.”

 

BASF employees Rachel Staran, Dan Niedzwiecki and BASF employee and Wyandotte Schools alumna Lia Simpson present a $7,000 donation to Dr. Catherine Cost, Wyandotte Public Schools Superintendent.

 

About BASF

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The approximately 114,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into five segments: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions and Oil & Gas. BASF generated sales of about €58 billion in 2016. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (BAS). Further information at  www.basf.com.

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