Resolution Copper awards 2018 scholarships to 11 local students

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Resolution Copper Scholars from Superior High School are, from left, Mathew Hernandez, Naomi-Bo Hing, Ashley Lira and Victoria Juarez.

Superior, Ariz. (June 26, 2018) – Continuing its efforts to create social and economic benefits for local communities, Resolution Copper announced that 11 local high school students recently were presented scholarships valued at nearly $30,000. The students may use their scholarships to attend any college in Arizona.

  This year’s recipients:

General Scholarship

• Ashley Lira, Superior High School

• Victoria Juarez, Superior High School

• Matthew Hernandez, Superior High School

• Naomi Bo Hing, Superior High School

• Bailey Kelly, Apache Junction High School

Leadership Scholarship

• Logan Robison, Globe High School

• Mathew Hernandez, Superior High School

Rickus Scholarship

• Naomi Bo Hing, Superior High School

Native American Scholarship

• Amanda Paxson, Alchesay High School

• Rosella Altaha, Alchesay High School

• Leona Tate, Alchesay High School

• Diayne Harvey, Alchesay High School

• Ryan Stiffarm, Chandler High School

  Resolution Copper’s scholarship program is one way the company is demonstrating its commitment to advancing economic development in the communities where we do business. Over the past 16 years, the company has provided 163 scholarships totaling more than $642,000 to area high school students.

  “Education is critical to the future and I am so very happy Resolution Copper can play a part in building stronger communities by supporting these outstanding students,” said Andrew Lye, project director, Resolution Copper. “These scholarships are an investment that will help make a difference for these young people, their families and our communities for generations to come.”

  For more information about Resolution Copper’s scholarship program, click here.

About Resolution Copper – Resolution Copper operates the Resolution Copper Project, which is a limited liability company owned 55 percent by Resolution Copper Company (a Rio Tinto PLC subsidiary) and 45 percent by BHP Copper Inc. (a BHP Billiton PLC subsidiary).

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