Several volunteers from Freeport, the EAC Engineering Club and the community spent the day mentoring students and running the competitions
The grant allows individuals to receive a free visit by professionals and the tools they made need to eliminate falls.
Adamson played a major role in obtaining a nearly $40,000 grant from the Freeport McMoran Foundation to develop a biking bridge on the Abrego Trailhead to Canoa Preserve Park.
The winner will receive a $2,000 prize thanks to a grant from the Freeport McMoRan Foundation.
In addition to STEM field trips, the funds will be used to purchase FLIR thermal vision monoculars and night vison binoculars.
The Fort Madison Climax Molybdenum Company is the world's largest chemical molybdenum conversion facility. It produces lubricant-grade molysulfide, metallurgical tech oxide and six different kinds of chemical-grade moly products.
Students learned about different aspects of nature and the environment as they rotated through nine hands-on, 20-minute lessons with activities led by Freeport-McMoRan’s wildlife partnership organizations.
A particularly unique aspect of the project is that grass on the soccer field will remain green throughout spring and summer via recycled water that will come from drainage at the Clifton splash pad located adjacent to the field.
Nearly 900 companies were evaluated and ranked and Freeport-McMoRan was the top-rated company in the Materials industry.
Four local projects will be recognized and receive a total of $260,000 in grants at an awards ceremony held as part of the Greenlee County Chamber of Commerce Mixer on Wednesday, December 14 at 5:30 p.m. at the Morenci Club.