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July 9, 2015 | News

Bethlehem Landfill awards $11,000 in college scholarships

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Bethlehem Landfill is proud to announce $11,000 in college scholarships have been awarded to local high school graduates who have been accepted to environmental science or engineering programs.

“Thank you to Bethlehem Landfill for their generous, ongoing support of our students and for making an investment in these young men and women’s bright futures,” said Dr. Monica McHale-Small, Saucon Valley School District Superintendent. “With the rising costs of university education, scholarships such as these are critical in assisting dedicated students to pursue their educational goals.”

The 11 awardees will each receive a $1,000 scholarship. They hail from four Lehigh Valley high schools: Freedom, Liberty, Saucon Valley and Southern Lehigh.

This is the 15th consecutive year Bethlehem Landfill has offered scholarships to local students. During this time, the company has awarded more than $100,000 in scholarship funds.

“Our scholarship initiative is exciting for us because we’re able to get involved and hopefully impact these students’ lives in a positive manner,” said Bethlehem Landfill District Manager Al Schleyer.

Scholarship awardees plan to attend Clarkson University, College of the Holy Cross, Cornell University, Lehigh University, Muhlenberg College, North Carolina State University, Penn State University, Temple University and Virginia Tech.

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