BP Helps Fuel TWC

Posted on: September 7, 2011

BP's Fueling Communities Grant awarded to TWC for Support of Scholarship Program

ATHENS, Tenn. – Students attending Tennessee Wesleyan College received a boost as BP’s Fueling Communities program announced the College was a recipient of a grant to support student scholarships.

The Fueling Communities program gives back to local organizations that support health, education, youth, food and housing to spread charity and goodwill. 

TWC President Dr. Harley Knowles is grateful for BP’s support of the College and its programs.  “Support of student scholarships is the number one need on our campus.  The College has a long-standing tradition of educating the youth in the Sweetwater Valley and I appreciate BP’s Fueling Communities recognition of our good work.”

Fueling Communities provides grants to local organizations that are nominated by BP’s Branded Marketers to support communities in which they do business.  Shirley Woodcock, Executive Vice President of Sweetwater Valley Oil, nominated Tennessee Wesleyan College.  In addition, Woodcock is an alumnus of Tennessee Wesleyan College.

“I am pleased Tennessee Wesleyan was chosen to receive one of BP’s grants,” said Woodcock.  “The College is a huge asset to this area and supports many of the objectives within the grant – education, health and support of youth.”