LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Oct. 29, 2014—One graduating senior from Jefferson County, Kentucky, will be the recipient of the Rumpke Recycling Scholarship in the spring.
In addition to demonstrating environmental stewardship and academic strength, applicants must be graduating from a JCPS school this spring and planning to earn a two or four-year degree at an accredited institution.
Rumpke has offered the award annually since 2009. Past recipients from Eastern, Butler and duPont Manual high schools have organized school recycling programs, participated in community clean-ups or gone on to study environmental science.
“We are proud to recognize a student who is making a difference and inspiring others,” said Greg Beamer, Regional Vice President.
Applications are available by contacting Rumpke Education Specialist Anne Gray at firstname.lastname@example.org or (800) 582-3107 ext. 7164. The deadline to apply is March 20, 2015.
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.