HANOVER, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Utz Quality Foods, LLC, announced today a combined $200,000 donation for the Hanover Public School District and Conewago Valley School District.
The $100,000 donation for the Hanover Public School District will fund equipment and training to enhance its high school mechatronics program and increase exposure with an expansion to include middle school students. The $100,000 donation for the Conewago Valley School District will be used for mechatronics equipment for the new Colonial Career and Technology Center at New Oxford High School, which will support manufacturing and trades education. Each mechatronics programs help students learn more about the engineering of electrical and mechanical systems and are used with a combination of supportive computers, robotics, telecommunications and other learning methods.
“We are thankful to Utz Quality Foods for their generous investment in our community,” said Dr. Russell Greenholt, Superintendent, Conewago Valley School District. “This donation will support our program to provide more students with the skills they need to succeed while building a pipeline of potential employees for the manufacturing industry.”
“The Hanover Public School District appreciates Utz’s ongoing contribution to student development,” said Dr. John Scola, Superintendent, Hanover Public School District. “Our partnership helps us to deliver a curriculum focused on the skills and competencies needed on the job so that students who want to enter the workforce upon graduating from high school are better prepared.”
“As active members of the community where we work and live, we are pleased to support the Hanover Public School District, Conewago Valley School District, and students in particular” said Dylan Lissette, Chief Executive Officer, Utz Quality Foods, LLC., “With our donation, we seek to support students and inspire other organizations to get involved in the community by helping to further ready the next generation by highlighting career opportunities that have helped to build our local community.”
Utz Quality Foods produces a full line of snack foods which are available in a wide range of flavors and come in convenient on-the-go and take-home sizes, available in leading retailers across the U.S. or are available on-line at: www.utzsnacks.com
About Utz Quality Foods, LLC
Founded in 1921, Utz Quality Foods, LLC. is the largest family‐managed, privately held, salty snack company in the United States, producing a full line of products including potato chips, pretzels, cheese snacks, corn chips, tortillas, veggie stix/straws, popcorn, onion rings, pork skins and more. Its brands, which include Utz®, Golden Flake®, Zapp’s®, Dirty® Potato Chips, Good Health®, Bachman®, Bachman Jax®, Wachusett®, Snikiddy®, and Boulder Canyon®, among others, are distributed nationally and internationally through grocery, mass‐ merchant, club stores, convenience stores, drug stores and other channels. Based in Hanover, Pennsylvania, Utz operates eleven manufacturing facilities located in Pennsylvania, Alabama, Arizona, Indiana, Louisiana and Massachusetts.
For information about Utz® or its products, please visit www.utzsnacks.com or call 1‐800‐FOR‐SNAX.