Karen Robertson, Principal of West Leesville Elementary School, was presented a check for $500 from Princess Dorsey, Manager of ShopRite through the Exxon Mobile Educational Alliance Program.

The Educational Alliance Programs a national program dedicated to fueling young minds by helping to create “aha moments.”

Each year Exxon Mobile awards $500 to schools to help fund math and science programs at schools in need. It is part of their effort to support science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education within the communities they serve.

Dorsey said that ShopRite has participated in the program for the last four years and each year she that has nominated a school they have received the funds.