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Wyandotte Public Schools Receive $4K Donation from BASF

The donation will enhance science education programs to help students gain a greater understanding and appreciation of the role that science plays in their everyday lives.

BASF Communications Director Marika Diamond with Supt. Carla Harting of Wyandotte Public Schools. Photo: BASF
BASF Communications Director Marika Diamond with Supt. Carla Harting of Wyandotte Public Schools. Photo: BASF

BASF Corporation recently donated $4,000 to the Wyandotte Public School District for science education, the chemical company announced Thursday, Jan.9. 

The donation is part of BASF’s ongoing effort to promote and improve science, technology, engineering and math education in public schools.

Marika Diamond, the company's communications director, in a statement, said the donation is a representation of the company’s commitment to science education.

"We're proud to continue our partnership with the school district,” Diamond said. 

“We wanted to do our part by helping Wyandotte Public Schools prepare the next generation of scientists and engineers right here in Wyandotte,” she said. 

BASF, headquartered in Ludwigshafen, Germany, is the largest chemical company in the world. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas.

The Wyandotte location is at 1609 Biddle Ave. 

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andrew.thurlow@patch.com 

Donald Icenogle January 10, 2014 at 03:06 PM
Way to go BASF! Thank you for stepping up for Wyandotte School's and for being a good neighbor!
Daniel Chojnowski January 11, 2014 at 12:03 AM
$4000 from BASF...you have to be kidding me...they should add a few zeros to that amount...really
John_T January 12, 2014 at 02:36 PM
You're right Daniel, if a business isn't willing to give all their profits away, why give anything? Thanks for the donation BASF. You're a great asset to our city.

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