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July 31, 2014

Environmental scholarship given

GREENVILLE—Recent Greenville High School graduate Jalena LeMaster earned the Rumpke Darke County Scholarship for her commitment to environmental protection and sustainability.

LeMaster plans to attend The Ohio State University in the fall and major in Agricultural Engineering. She was captain of the school dance team, a member of National Honor Society and volunteer at Western Buckeye Christian Service Camp.

“I will be a part of a growing trend through engineering cheaper, more productive, and better methods for environmental approaches to farming.” LeMaster wrote in an essay. “I want to help create new and innovative ways to help not only our country, but the rest of the world.”

Since 2010, Rumpke has presented the award annually to one graduating senior in Darke County. Rumpke has operated a transfer station and truck depot in Greenville since 1989 and employs drivers, mechanics, equipment operators and office personnel.

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.

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