VINCENNES, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) – The Vincennes University Agricultural Center Pollinator Project received a large donation from Duke Energy.

Pictured L- R are: Abilgail Mullikin program participate, Kurt Phegley of Duke Energy, Dean Susan Brocksmith of VU, Kate Stenftenagel program participant, Jennifer Steffy and Melanie Ellis of VU Agribusiness, VU student participants Abigail Sydow and Layla Murawski.

According to a release from Duke Energy representatives, the donation $13,609 will go towards purchasing materials to aid student education and sustainability in the classroom.

The check was presented to the Vincennes University Foundation and accepted by many of the program’s participants, students, and other VU officials.