Dec 3, 2023
Daily Inter Lake

Company Donates Topsoil to FVCC Program

Rhino Excavation and Trucking LLC has generously donated 1,120  tons of high-quality topsoil to Flathead Valley Community College. 

This contribution supports FVCC's apprenticeship program, providing students with valuable hands-on experience in landscaping and horticulture. 

"We are thrilled to donate to Flathead Valley Community College's apprenticeship program," expressed the founder and CEO of Rhino Excavation and Trucking LLC Christopher Sherman. "As a disabled veteran-owned company, we understand the importance of investing in education and creating opportunities for the next generation. By providing topsoil for FVCC's apprentices, we hope to contribute to  their growth and development as they pursue careers in the landscaping  industry." 

Rhino Excavation's donation of topsoil enhances the learning environment at  FVCC, aligning with its commitment to giving back and supporting education. The college's apprenticeship program offers students the chance to gain practical skills in various trades, including excavation, through classroom instruction and real-world projects. 

By providing topsoil, Rhino Excavation and Trucking LLC equips FVCC students with essential resources to develop expertise in excavation. The topsoil will be utilized in on-campus training and excavation projects, allowing apprentices to gain practical experience and apply their theoretical knowledge. 

"FVCC sincerely thanks Rhino Excavation and Trucking LLC for their generous contribution,” said Calvin Pippin, facillities director at FVCC. “The topsoil significantly enhances the learning experience for apprentices, enabling them to develop the skills necessary for successful excavation and land development careers. The college remains committed to fostering strong community partnerships and providing students with the tools and resources for professional advancement."