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ETCA & Newcomb Partnership December 2011
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LWC Energy Academy Partners with Newcomb Oil to Make Biodiesel Fuel

Posted on Friday, December 16, 2011 [3:22 PM]

ETCA & Newcomb Oil 01 December 2011
Students and teachers in the Energy Technology Career Academy join Adair County's
FiveStar general managers to unveil a door window sticker and information card that
will be placed at the stores. From left: ETCA teacher Ritchie Hunley; student Sami Jo
Ballou; student Kara Rodenbrock; Chris Taylor of FiveStar store No. 2242; Chris
Bragg of FiveStar store No. 2250; student Portia Roberts; student Alex Myers;
student Jeremy Mackin; and ETCA Director Heather Spoon.

COLUMBIA, Ky. -- Lindsey Wilson College and Necomb Oil Co. are joining forces to help the environment.

The Bardstown, Ky.-based Necomb Oil is donating vegetable oil waste from its FiveStar gas station stores in Adair County to the Lindsey Wilson Energy Technology Career Academy.

Students and teachers in the LWC Energy Technology Career Academy will turn the waste into biodiesel fuel, according to LWC Energy Technology Career Academy Director Heather Spoon.

"This is an exciting partnership between Lindsey Wilson and an environmentally responsible company like Newcomb Oil," Spoon said. "It's a great learning opportunity for our students, and it's also a great way for a local business to make a positive impact on the environment."

Lindsey Wilson's Energy Technology Career Academy works with students at Adair County High School to prepare them for work, college and citizenship by engaging them in project-based education enhanced by community partnerships and focused on energy sustainability and efficiency. For more information about the ETCA, check out its blog:

ETCA & Newcomb Oil 02 December 2011
Energy Technology Career Academy Heather
Spoon collects vegetable oil waste from
FiveStar store No. 2250, 3100 Burkesville
Road. Assisting spoon is store general
manager Chris Bragg.

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