ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KSDK) – Rockwood Summit High School will launch a new center to help students better understand renewable resources and further achieve in math and science.

The Monsanto Education Center for Sustainable Solutions, which will be housed on the high school's campus, will allow students to plant crops and see how corn and soybeans become renewable sources for fuel, according to a school press release.

More than $110,000 has been committed to the center for operations, including a $100,000 grant from Monsanto, $6,500 for educational suppolies from the Missouri Soybean Association and $5,000 from the Ethanol Committee from the National Corn Growers Association.

The center will also serve as an educational resource for teachers as a part of Science Technology Engineering Math learning and career development.

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