Front row from left, COM Vice President for Institutional Advancement Mary Ann Amelang, Don Criss and Artha Simpson. Back row from left, George Boss, Karl Columbus and Robert Simpson.

This month the BP Ex’s Association donated $1,000 to fund an annual COM student scholarship. The group is comprised of retired BP, Marathon and Amoco employees who raised the money through a fish fry and raffles to support the education of a full-time COM student.

To learn more about this and other scholarships, visit