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News 2014

News 2014


Hess Corporation Grants $10,000 to Scholarship for Belmont College Students

Local Energy Company provides multiple scholarships valued at up to $3,000 each to local students.


Hess Scholarship

The 2014 Hess Corporation Scholarship Recipients seated (left to right): Jody Anderson and Shawnna Merrill (not pictured: Audrey Bryan); Standing center (left to right): Glenda Harlan, Hess Social Responsibility Chair; Dr. Paul Gasparro, Belmont College President; Andrew Keck, Hess Senior Land Negotiator.


St. Clairsville, OH (October 14, 2014) – Today, Belmont College officials along with the Hess Corporation, announced the recipients of the Hess Corporation Scholarship.


Hess Corporation, a leading global independent energy company, has partnered with Belmont College to award $10,000 in scholarship funding to incoming and current students enrolled full and/or part-time at Belmont College in an associate degree or certificate program. Individual awards range from $800 to $2,000.


“Supporting education is a major initiative for Hess and is a key part of our values as a company,” said Rob Williams, Hess Manager of Operations.


The 2014 recipients and their hometowns are as follows:

  • Kaylee Alexander, Flushing, Ohio
  • Jody Anderson, St. Clairsville, Ohio
  • Audrey Bryan, Cameron, West Virginia
  • Domenic Ellis, St. Clairsville, Ohio
  • Shawnna Merrill, Rayland, Ohio
  • Dominic Sabatino, Shadyside, Ohio


According to R.J. Konkoleski, Director of Development and External Affairs at Belmont College, “The Hess Corporation Scholarship at Belmont College is a model partnership in which the private sector provides funding to help students gain the highly technical skills necessary to do well in the emerging local economy. This creates a positive cycle in which businesses, such as Hess, and members of the local workforce benefit simultaneously.”


Hess Corporation is a leading global independent energy company engaged in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas. More information on Hess Corporation is available at Hess Corporation is committed to meeting the highest standards of corporate citizenship by protecting the health and safety of its employees, by safeguarding the environment and by creating a long lasting, positive impact on the communities where we do business.


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