Tennessee Wesleyan awarded BP's Fueling Communities grant

Posted on: July 2, 2012

Tennessee Wesleyan College is the recipient of BP's Fueling Communities grant, a program designed to give back to local organizations that support health, education, youth, food and housing in order to spread charity and goodwill wherever it's needed most.

Tennessee Wesleyan College is the recipient of BP’s Fueling Communities grant, a program designed to give back to local organizations that support health, education, youth, food and housing in order to spread charity and goodwill wherever it’s needed most. The grant funds will provide scholarship money for TWC students through the college’s general scholarship fund.

“Grants like BP’s Fueling Communities play an integral role in helping Tennessee Wesleyan provide scholarship funding for students,” said TWC President Harley Knowles. “I am grateful for the support of BP and its continued support of the college.”

BP’s 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.

“Tennessee Wesleyan is such a huge asset to this community,” said Woodcock, an alumna of TWC. “We awarded TWC for its many contributions to the local community.  TWC supports many of the grants objectives, particularly education, health and support of youth.”