PIE donates $110,000 to fund industry programs, scholarships

PIE, Inc. the nonprofit group to advance Petroleum Industry Education, presented a a total of $110,000 in funding to programs at SCCC/ATS this fall.

Here, Group representatives present a $10,000 donation to the SCCC/ATS Foundation for student scholarships. In addition, PIE gave $50,000 as matching funds for the college’s Title V Endowment Challenge Grant. The nonprofit will also provide $10,000 per year for five years to fund travel and living expenses for students completing summer internships in petroleum-related fields of study. Pictured, left to right, are Mike Riedel, Panhandle Eastern Pipeline Co.; Norma Jean Dodge, SCCC/ATS Director of Business and Industry; Dr. Duane Dunn, SCCC/ATS President; Dave Miller, Great Plains Gas Compression, Inc. Chuck Lamberson, Stewart & Stevenson; Don Ukens, End 2 End Technologies; and Charles Cambern, Retired.