CIRCLEVILLE -- Graduating seniors at high schools in Pickaway and Ross counties may be eligible for a scholarship toward their higher education through Rumpke Waste & Recycling.
The Rumpke Scholarship will be awarded to two students this spring, each valued at $1,000. Graduating seniors at any Pickaway County or Ross County high school pursuing a two- or four-year degree at an accredited institution are eligible to apply.
The deadline to apply is March 3, 2017. Applications are available at the guidance office of each high school.
Past Rumpke Scholarship recipients include:
- Flynn Shannon of Teays Valley High School, 2016
- Emma Downing of Chillicothe High School, 2016
- Magee Sprague of Teays Valley High School, 2015
- Valley Malcolm of Paint Valley High School, 2015
- Joseph Miller of Logan Elm High School, 2014
- Allison DeLong of Chillicothe High School, 2014
- Olivia Boldoser of Logan Elm High School, 2013
- Levi McFadden of Unioto High School, 2013
- Ashley Holbrook of Teays Valley High School, 2012
- Allison Irvin of Unioto High School, 2012
Rumpke employs nearly 75 people in Pickaway and Ross counties. In Circleville, Rumpke's operation includes a truck depot, customer service center and waste transfer station. The company has a recycling facility and waste transfer station in Chillicothe.
Rumpke has been committed to keeping neighborhoods and businesses clean and green since 1932 by providing environmentally 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, Kentucky, Indiana and West Virginia. Rumpke divisions include Rumpke Recycling, The William-Thomas Group and Rumpke Hydraulics.
Please visit www.rumpke.com for more information.