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October 26, 2012

Northrop Grumman provides Azusa elementary students with needed school supplies

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Northrop Grumman photograph Northrop Grumman volunteers pose with students and the principal at Mountain View Elementary School after presenting the school with pencil boxes filled with school supplies for all 440 students. Front row from left are students Adrian Villalpando, Emily Dominguez, Eddie Flexen, Anna Maria Barrios and Andrew Hernandez. Middle row from left are students Yvette Dominguez, Melissa Hernandez, Sebastean Skwiat, Betty Flexen, Myron Cameron, and Johnny Diaz. Back row from left are Northrop Grumman employees Adriana Velazquez, Rose Farr, Kevin LaCour, Deede Attebery, Rosie Garcia and Anthony De La Vara; Jennifer Romero, Mountain View Elementary School principal; and Northrop Grumman employees Ron Miranda and Julie Barajas.

AZUSA, Calif. – Northrop Grumman’s Azusa, Calif., campus recently concluded its third annual pencil box drive to benefit the Azusa Unified School District’s Mountain View Elementary School.

“Thanks to the charitable efforts by employees at the Azusa campus, every student at Mountain View now has needed items such as pencils, crayons, rulers and many other basic school supplies to begin the school year,” said Stephen J. Toner, vice president of Northrop Grumman’s Azusa Operations.

A total of 440 pencil boxes filled with supplies were delivered on Sept. 11.

“Mountain View is grateful to Northrop Grumman for organizing, distributing and donating pencil boxes filled with supplies for every student here at Mountain View,” said Jennifer Romero, principal of Mountain View Elementary. “The students, staff and parents appreciate the gracious donation and could not be more thankful. Working together with the community truly makes a difference for our students.”

“Working with the local schools to provide the necessary supplies and resources at all grade levels helps students excel in their educational pursuits,” added Toner. “We believe that helping students at an early age to gain confidence in their academic abilities will encourage them to seek careers in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.”

The school supply drive was coordinated by Adelante, an all-inclusive Hispanic employee resource group at Northrop Grumman that is committed to fostering leadership through networking, professional development and community outreach.




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