Sandi Shepherd-Gay, assistant principal at Hawthorne Brook Middle School in Townsend, receives a check from Rhonda Stoddard, manager at Mr. Mike's Mini Mart. Hawthorne Brook Middle School recently received a $500 donation from Mr. Mike's Mini Mart and Global Companies in Townsend and the Exxon Mobil Educational Alliance Program.Exxon works in partnership with the Educational Alliance to provide funds to schools which are used to support learning in the classroom. The funds will be used to support the science programs at Hawthorne Brook. The students and staff at Hawthorne Brook Middle School appreciate this generous donation and the partnership with Mr. Mike's Mini Mart.