Resolution Copper announces scholarship, grant recipients

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The Resolution Copper Scholarship Program is designed to recognize the outstanding scholastic achievements of local high school students. 

The scholarship program provides financial assistance as a means of encouraging high school seniors to further their education and allow Resolution Copper the opportunity to recruit promising students into the mineral exploration, mining industry and related fields.

· The General Scholarship Program is offered to students pursuing a mining-related education; valued at $3,000.

· The Technical Scholarship Program is offered to students pursuing a trade or certification program. These scholarships are valued at $3,000.

· The Advanced Scholarship Program is offered to students entering their junior or senior year of university pursuing careers in Sustainability, Engineering, Health and Safety and Business. These scholarships are valued at $4,000.

· The Steven L. Besich Leadership Grants are one time grants of $500 established in honor of late Gila County Manager Steve Besich. They are designed to recognize leadership and community involvement and are offered to students from Superior to Globe.

  This year, nine seniors from area high schools were awarded scholarships totaling $21,500. Since 2002, the program has awarded more than $450,000 in scholarships to 95 students from local high schools.

Students receiving scholarships and leadership grants in 2014 are:

Ashley, Barreras, Superior High School

Christopher Villaverde Jr., Superior High School

Colby Hegsted, Apache Junction High School

Elyanna Juarez, Florence High School

Frank Struck, Globe High School

Halie, Bartlowe, Apache Junction High School

Jesse Ramirez, Apache Junction High School

Jordan Farinsky, Florence High School

Mikayla Sellers, Ray High School

About Resolution Copper

Resolution Copper Mining (RCM) is a limited liability company owned by Resolution Copper Company (55%), a Rio Tinto plc subsidiary, and BHP Copper, Inc. (45%), a BHP Billiton plc subsidiary. Resolution Copper Company is the manager of RCM. The project is located in the historic mining area three miles east of Superior, AZ, and is expected to produce 20 percent of US copper demand for several decades. For more information, visit www.resolutioncopper.com.

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