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Battelle Memorial Institute, an Ohio-based nonprofit research-and-development laboratory, is pleased to award a $5,000 grant to support mathematics, science, and the CyberPatriot Club at King George High School and $2,200 to two King George 4-H Clubs who compete in FIRST ® (Foundation for Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) LEGO League competitions. The grant applications were sponsored by the Battelle – Dahlgren Office.
Battelle Memorial Institute generously donates their time and money to improve and expand science and math programs which promote student engagement. As a not-for-profit trust, Battelle annually invests 20 percent or more of its net income in support of education. Improving education is one of Battelle’s founding purposes and operational signatures. As a business based on scientific discovery and application with an interest in promoting technological literacy, Battelle vigorously supports science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education. Battelle also supports K-12 programs that encourage curiosity about STEM-based careers, professional development for science and math teachers, and programs that contribute to innovative education reform.