Thomas Heyward Academy has received three $500 grants from the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance program to support the school’s math and science departments. Mixson Oil Co., Inc., Handy Dans and Cooler's Grocery of Ridgeland worked with school officials to secure the
grant, which is one of 2,400 available to schools across the country served by Exxon or Mobil stations. The grants were made possible by funding from the ExxonMobil Corporation. The ExxonMobil Educational Alliance program is designed to provide Exxon and Mobil retailers with an opportunity to invest in the future of their communities.