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Casella Environmental Scholarships Offered to Ontario County Residents

The Ontario County Board of Supervisors announced they will again award $2,500 Casella Environmental Waste Management Academic Scholarships to qualified Ontario County (applicants must be a resident of Ontario County) college or college-bound students who are pursuing majors in environmental studies, agriculture or agricultural business including waste management. Each scholarship recipient will be chosen by a team of reviewers in accordance with the established criteria. Recipients are chosen for their outstanding academic records and for essays written showing her or his dedication to a career that will support the environment. The application is available by going to the Ontario County website at www.co.ontario.ny.us or the W-FL BOCES website at www.wflboces.org. Completed applications must be returned to the W-FL BOCES Regional Support Center in Newark by February 1, 2010 at 5 p.m. For more information, contact Chris Semler, W-FL BOCES Grants Coordinator at 315.200.2568 or csemler@wflboces.org

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