Piedmont Lithium’s Power For Life Foundation Awards 2024 Stem Scholarships

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Piedmont Lithium’s Power For Life Foundation Awards 2024 Stem Scholarships

PRESS RELEASE  |  May 28, 2024  |  NASDAQ:PLL  |  ASX:PLL

Two Gaston County students receive scholarships to pursue post-secondary education

BELMONT, North Carolina, May 28, 2024 – Piedmont Lithium (“Piedmont” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: PLL; ASX: PLL), a leading North American supplier of lithium products critical to the U.S. electric vehicle supply chain, today announced that the Piedmont Lithium Foundation – Power for Life, Inc. (“Power for Life”) has awarded two science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (“STEM”) scholarships to students in Gaston County, North Carolina. Jocelyn Doorley of Piedmont Community Charter School and Lillyann Chambers of Cherryville High School will receive funding to help further their pursuit of STEM education.

“We are excited to support Jocelyn and Lillyann in their academic journeys and STEM-related career objectives,” said Erin Sanders, Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations of Piedmont Lithium and President of Power for Life. “Both Jocelyn and Lillyann should be proud of the achievements, leadership, and potential they have demonstrated thus far. We look forward to seeing these scholars further develop their skills and capabilities in college and beyond.”

Jocelyn DoorleyWith a passion for science and medicine, Doorley plans to attend Appalachian State University to study biology. Her goal is to become a doctor who specializes in cardiology or orthopedics. Doorley is a member of the National Honor Society, has served as a Junior Marshal, and was selected to attend the Commissioner’s School of Excellence. In addition to her academic achievements, Doorley manages a part-time job, participates in the school’s theatre program, and is a member of the Gaston County Health Department’s Teen Action Council.
Lillyann ChambersChambers plans to attend Western Carolina University to study pre-physical therapy with the goal of becoming a licensed physical therapist. She is a member of the National Honor Society as well as several clubs at Cherryville High School. Chambers also served as a Junior Marshal, is an active member of her church youth group, and volunteers regularly with a number of community programs, including a local veteran’s clinic.

Piedmont launched Power for Life in 2023 to focus on important charitable and educational initiatives in the communities in which the Company expects to operate. To date, eight scholarships have been awarded to students in North Carolina and Tennessee. In addition to providing funding to current and future STEM students, Power for Life supports various community philanthropic efforts and organizations, including sponsoring STEM initiatives within local K-12 and post-secondary educational institutions.

About Piedmont Lithium

Piedmont Lithium Inc. (Nasdaq: PLL; ASX: PLL) is developing a world-class, multi-asset, integrated lithium business focused on enabling the transition to a net zero world and the creation of a clean energy economy in North America. Our goal is to become one of the largest lithium hydroxide producers in North America by processing spodumene concentrate produced from assets where we hold an economic interest. Our projects include our Carolina Lithium and Tennessee Lithium projects in the United States and partnerships in Quebec with Sayona Mining (ASX: SYA) and in Ghana with Atlantic Lithium (AIM: ALL; ASX: A11). We believe these geographically diversified operations help us to play a pivotal role in supporting America’s move toward energy independence and the electrification of transportation and energy storage. For more information, follow us on Twitter @PiedmontLithium and visit www.piedmontlithium.com.

For further information, contact:

Erin Sanders
SVP, Corporate Communications & Investor Relations
T: +1 704 575 2549
E: esanders@piedmontlithium.com