Utah Valley State College has received a $15,000 donation to maintain and improve its rodeo program.

The donation will be an ongoing annual donation provided by Micron Construction, Big-D Construction, Ames Construction, Rhinehart Oil, Bolinder Cos. and Mitchell Excavating.Funds will be used to help maintain the rodeo arena, produce a rodeo, obtain livestock for student training, fund excursions to rodeo competitions and create scholarships for worthy students.