LOUISVILLE, Ky.—June 25, 2014— Recent duPont Manual High School graduate Jubilee Park earned the Rumpke Recycling Scholarship for her commitment to environmental protection and sustainability.
“As an environmental engineer, I want to prioritize the environmental issues that are constantly being put on hold.” Park wrote in an essay. “My dream is not only to make a positive impact on the environment, but also to improve public health by creating ways to reduce air and water pollution in developing countries.”
President of the school Women in Science and Engineering club, Park was also in the Environmental Club, Spanish National Honor Society, and National Honor Society. She plans to attend the University of Georgia in the fall.
Since 2009, the Rumpke Recycling scholarship has been presented annually to one graduating Jefferson County student.
Rumpke employs approximately 120 people in the Louisville area and provides waste, recycling and portable restroom services.
Rumpke Waste and Recycling has been committed to keeping neighborhoods and businesses clean and green since 1932 by providing environment friendly waste disposal solutions. Rumpke is one of the nation’s largest privately owned residential and commercial waste and recycling firms, providing service to areas of Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana and West Virginia. Rumpke divisions include Rumpke Recycling, Rumpke Portable Restrooms, The William-Thomas Group, and Rumpke Hydraulics. For more information, visit www.rumpke.com.