Chevron Contributes $190,000 for STEM Education in Monterey County

More than 20,000 local students benefit from the company’s Eagles for Education initiative

Pebble Beach, Calif., February 16, 2016 – Today, Chevron Corporation contributed $190,000 to Monterey County and Central Coast science technology, engineering and math (STEM) education programs through the company’s Eagles for Education initiative. During the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, Chevron pledged to donate $10,000 for every eagle recorded by PGA Tour Professionals. Over the course of the tournament, 19 eagles were scored, totaling $190,000. Proceeds from Chevron’s Eagles for Education initiative will benefit more than 20,000 kids through educational programs including: Rancho Cielo, First Tee of Monterey County, Lyceum of Monterey County for their Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) program and First Tee Central Coast.

“We are honored to help provide students in Monterey County and the Central Coast with the resources they need to better understand science, technology, engineering and math,” said Steve Green, Vice President of Policy, Government and Public Affairs at Chevron. “We are committed to education because we know ensuring our students have strong STEM skills is critical to the U.S. economy and will lead to success in jobs of the future.”

“We are honored to help provide students in Monterey County and the Central Coast with the resources they need to better understand science, technology, engineering and math,” said Steve Green, Vice President of Policy, Government and Public Affairs at Chevron. “We are committed to education because we know ensuring our students have strong STEM skills is critical to the U.S. economy and will lead to success in jobs of the future.”

The Eagles for Education initiative is part of Chevron’s commitment to increasing access to, and the quality of, STEM education around the world. Since 2013, Chevron has invested over $250 million in education initiatives globally. Chevron partners with education organizations, government officials, non-profit organizations and community leaders to develop and support innovative programs that invest in tomorrow’s workforce by educating students, training teachers, providing classroom resources, supporting educational standards, funding out-of-school activities and preparing workers to excel in their jobs.

“The Eagles for Education program showcases Chevron’s commitment to the future of education,” said Steve John, Monterey Peninsula Foundation CEO and tournament director. “On behalf of Monterey County and our students, we are grateful for Chevron’s continued support.”
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About Chevron
Chevron Corporation is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies. Through its subsidiaries that conduct business worldwide, the company is involved in virtually every facet of the energy industry. Chevron explores for, produces and transports crude oil and natural gas; refines, markets and distributes transportation fuels and lubricants; manufactures and sells petrochemicals and additives; generates power and produces geothermal energy; and develops and deploys technologies that enhance business value in every aspect of the company’s operations. Chevron is based in San Ramon, Calif. More information about Chevron is available at www.chevron.com.

About Monterey Peninsula Foundation
Monterey Peninsula Foundation (MPF) is a charitable foundation, which disburses funds from the proceeds of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am on the PGA TOUR and the Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach on the Champions Tour. MPF focuses on improving the quality of life in Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Benito counties. In the 2014/2015 fiscal year, MPF donated $9.1 million dollars to local organizations.
www.montereypeninsulafoundation.org; www.thefirstteeopen.com; www.attpbgolf.com.

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