The Georgia Chapter of the Solid Waste Association of North America has awarded five Academic Scholarships this year to outstanding High School seniors and College students in the Environmental Science field. Two of the scholarships were awarded to students in Northwest Georgia.
Dalton resident Kasey Nicole Hendrick, who attends Southeast Whitfield High School, was awarded a scholarship in the amount of $1,500. She has been accepted to Piedmont College and plans to study Nursing.
Chatsworth resident and Murray County High School student, Nathaniel Blake Hammontree was awarded a scholarship in the amount of $1,000. Hammontree has been accepted to the University of West Georgia and plans to study Environmental Science.
SWANA maintains that the education of students and the general public is an important step in eliminating some of our biggest solid waste management problems. The scholarship program aims to support the growth of knowledgeable and responsible solid waste management professionals for the future. For more information about the GA SWANA Scholarship program visit www.gaswana.org.