Thurgood Marshall Graduate Earns Environmental Scholarship




DAYTON, Ohio—July 22, 2014— A new scholarship recognizing environmental efforts was presented to recent Thurgood Marshall High School graduate Gynice Person.


The Rumpke Recycling Scholarship was given to Person for her efforts to conserve energy and natural resources through recycling. She produced an environmental video for her school about the dangers of pollution. Person will attend Xavier University in the fall to earn a degree in Psychology.


“My desire to help people overcome their problems and help them live a better life is very important to me,” Person wrote in an essay. 


Rumpke is a Certified Green Business through Dayton Regional Green 3 and employs more than 200 people in the Dayton area.


Rumpke Waste & 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 Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and West Virginia. Rumpke divisions include Rumpke Recycling, Rumpke Portable Restrooms, The William-Thomas Group, and Rumpke Hydraulics. For more information, visit



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