2014 Peter K. Thummler Memorial Scholarship Award Winners Sponsored by Seneca Meadows, Inc.
June 30, 2014

Thummler Recipients 1014
Romulus Central School: Mary Willower,  South Seneca Central School: Bree Minges, Ray Prouty, Mynderse Academy:  Lukas Ruddy, Courtney Scoles,  Seneca Meadows Community Relations Director: Mark Benjamin, Not shown - Romulus Central School: Jennifer Tompkins, Waterloo Central School: Genevieve Schroeder, Elsa Jorgensen 

$96,000 of landfill scholarships encouraging environmental science
SENECA FALLS - Seneca Meadows awarded eight $1500 awards to two graduating seniors from each of the four school districts in Seneca County this past June – Mynderse Academy, Romulus Central School, South Seneca Central School, and Waterloo Central School.  The recipients were selected by the respective school awards committees, and the committees chose outstanding students who have chosen to further their education in environmental conservation, environmental science or other related fields of study.  Academic achievement, citizenship, and extracurricular activities were considered in making the selections. 

This is the 11th year of the annual scholarship making it a total of $96,000 that Seneca Meadows has awarded to students in Seneca County.  Seneca Meadows plans to continue the scholarship in 2015 as their ongoing initiatives of giving back and encouraging environmental stewardship.

Seneca Meadows, Inc. is dedicated to the preservation and advancement of the environment: recycling up to 2 million tires per year, partnering in the production of methane generated energy for 18,000 homes, supporting wetlands conservation and environmental programming, and providing free residential recycling and electronics recycling drop off services. For more information on community partnerships with Seneca Meadows Landfill, visit senecameadows.com or call 315-539-5624.

CONTACT:

Seneca Meadows, Inc.
A Progressive Waste Solutions Company
Mark A. Benjamin
315-539-5624
mbenjamin@iesi.com
http://www.senecameadows.com/

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