Program Honors Exceptional Young Women Who Excel in Math and Science

Washington, D.C. –The Washington Mystics and ExxonMobil have formed a sponsorship partnership, Mystics Chief Operating Officer Greg Bibb announced today. Per company policy, terms of the contract were not released. Along with an official designation as the official sponsor of the Mystics Student of the Week program, ExxonMobil will receive a host of additional sponsorship elements, which includes courtside signage and online components.

The Student of the Week program will highlight a female high school student who has excelled in mathematics or science. Each selected student will be honored during a Mystics home game, tour the Lincoln Memorial and attend a show at the Ford Theater with a Mystics player.

“We are pleased to welcome ExxonMobil to our corporate partners family,” Bibb stated. “Our partnership with a global business leader such as ExxonMobil will allow us to honor and aid deserving young women who are tomorrow’s leaders in the fields of science and mathematics.”

About Exxon Mobil Corporation

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) is a leading international energy company whose subsidiaries have operations in most of the world's countries. In the United States, ExxonMobil has significant exploration and production, refining and marketing and chemicals operations. ExxonMobil is one of the largest oil and gas producers and reserves holders in the United States, with a portfolio including Alaska, onshore Gulf Coast and deepwater Gulf of Mexico. In addition, there are approximately 13,000 Exxon and Mobil branded service stations in the U.S., as well as seven refineries, four of which are integrated petrochemical facilities.

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