Casella Waste Systems Inc. have awarded 8 students with $2,500 scholarships to study environmental related sciences in college.
The company has established a 20 year fund in order to support scholarships for those specific fields.
The program has provided $434,000 towards education in the environmental field since it’s been created.
Recipients were Olenka Duncan and Tim Stryker, of Canandaigua; Maggie O’Brien, of Farmington; Corinne Brown, of Hopewell; Alandra Jones, Nate Mahoney and Claire Raes, of Phelps; and Emily McFadden, of Seneca.Want the latest headlines in your inbox each morning? Click here to sign up for our Morning Edition and Sunday Insight newsletters. They are dedicated to keeping you in the know. You can also download the FingerLakes1.com App for Android (All Android Devices) or iOS (iPhone, iPad)