New ROTC program to benefit from donation

by | Mar 23, 2017 | Education

Collin County farmer David McMahon and his daughter Shelly presented a $2,500 check from Monsanto to benefit Princeton ISD. PISD School Board President Carol Bodwell, center, accepted the check. Photo by Jean Ann Collins/Princeton ISD.

Collin County farmer David McMahon has won the opportunity to direct a $2,500 donation from the America’s Farmers Grow Communities program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, to Princeton ISD. The funds will be used to help establish the new ROTC program.

“Princeton ISD is very blessed to have the support of local businessmen like David McMahan,” said Donald McIntyre, assistant superintendent. “These funds will be beneficial to our district as we prepare for a new endeavor.”

McMahan and his family own McMahan Turf and Argonomics. His grandson, Colt Guinn, attends Smith Elementary and marks the family’s fifth generation to attend Princeton schools.

By Jean Ann Collins • PISD Communications coordinator • [email protected]

For the complete story see the March 23 edition of The Princeton Herald or click here for the e-Edition.

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