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Darke County Scholarship Deadline is March 15

GREENVILLE, Ohio—Feb. 20, 2013— Students must apply by March 15 for a scholarship designed to recognize local high school seniors committed to the environment.

Since 2010, Rumpke has selected one student each year for the Rumpke Darke County Scholarship. In addition to demonstrating environmental stewardship, applicants must be a resident of Darke County, Ohio, graduating this spring, and planning to earn a two or four-year degree at an accredited institution.

Past recipients from Mississinawa, Versailles and Ansonia high schools have organized school recycling programs, participated in litter clean-ups and helped with trash collection at the Great Darke County Fair.

“The students selected for our scholarship are great example for the community,” said Rumpke Regional Vice President Mike Bramkamp. “These young people are helping to keep Darke County clean and green.”

Applications are available by contacting Rumpke Education Specialist Anne Gray at anne.gray@rumpke.com or (800) 582-3107 ext. 7164.

Rumpke has operated a trash transfer station and truck depot in Greenville since 1989, with trash, recycling and portable restroom service throughout Darke County and the surrounding area.

Rumpke Consolidated Companies, Inc. has been committed to keeping neighborhoods and businesses clean and green since 1932 by providing environment friendly waste disposal solutions.  Headquartered near Cincinnati, Rumpke is one of the nation’s largest privately owned residential and commercial waste and recycling firms, providing service to areas of Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and West Virginia. Rumpke divisions include Rumpke Recycling, Rumpke Portable Restrooms, The William-Thomas Group, Rumpke Hydraulics and Rumpke Ballpark. For more information, visit www.rumpke.com.

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