Alliance Compressors of Natchitoches presented an annual donation of $5,000 to the Northwestern State University Foundation. The donation was made through the Emerson Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Alliance’s parent company, Emerson, which is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. Alliance is a long-time industry partner with Northwestern State, having previously supported scholarships, STEM initiatives, student internships, mentoring, hiring graduates and providing input on industry needs. “Alliance supports organizations and institutions that play roles in enhancing the quality of life in the local community,” said Brian Brock, Alliance plant manager. From left are Brock with Cristy Bernard, Erin Dupree, Jared Boydstun and Jill Bankston representing the NSU Foundation, and Michelle Brundige, Alliance human resources manager.