Students applying for the program are required to submit a resume, bio and essay that portray what environmental stewardship and environmental responsibility means to them and ways that we can improve the local environment and community. Recipients are selected by a panel of community leaders and professionals at Republic Services.
This year's winners are: Noah Elison of Hurricane High School, Sarah Deuel of Pine View High School, Hannah Jayne Milne of Desert Hills High School, Monique Rubio of Snow Canyon High School and Katrina Reid of Dixie High School.
The scholarship check was presented at the Board of Education meeting with Superintendent Larry Bergeson and respective board members.
“We are proud to support the local community and the education initiatives with the Washington County School District. We applaud the students recognized this year and commend them for their leadership, drive and commitment towards environmental responsibility and stewardship,” stated Gordon Raymond, Republic Services general manager.
Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste. Through its subsidiaries, Republic’s collection companies, recycling centers, transfer stations and landfills focus on providing effective solutions to make proper waste disposal effortless for their commercial, industrial, municipal, residential and oilfield customers. 'We’ll handle it from here.' TM, the brand’s tagline, lets customers know they can count on Republic to provide a superior experience while fostering a sustainable 'Blue Planet' TM for future generations to enjoy a cleaner, safer and healthier world.
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