Supporting STEM, Boy Scouts and More

Joining a group of Hillcrest students at the presentation are (l.-r.): Debbie Sontupe, Morris Educational Foundation; Erica Hartman, Morris School District; Greg Sumski, Hillcrest; Tom Haynes, Customer Account specialist, JCP&L; and Brian Young, Morris School District.

September 12, 2019

​Providing support for the youth in the communities we serve is a key focus for FirstEnergy. Here are a few examples of our company giving back.

The Morris Educational Foundation received a $2,500 FirstEnergy Foundation check. The funds will help support Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programs for students in the Morris School District through classroom awards such as The Light Up Learning Grant at Hillcrest School. (photo above)

Laura Tubo presents a $1,000 FirstEnergy Foundation Grant to Jesse Roper, scout director, The Boy Scouts of America-Buckeye Council. The grant will benefit the council’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) summer camp program.

Darnella Robertson, consultant, Regional External Affairs, CEI (third from l.), presents a $1,500 FirstEnergy grant to representatives of Youth Opportunities Unlimited (Y.O.U.). Y.O.U. is a Cleveland-based nonprofit workforce development organization serving teens and young adults ages 14-24 living in economically distressed areas in northeast Ohio. Not pictured: LaJeana Dickson Gilliam, CEI Customer Account specialist, who participated in the organization’s career fair.