Gershow awards $1,000 scholarships

Graduating seniors honored for entering environmental science field.

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June 30, 2016
Recycling Today Staff

Gershow Recycling, a New York state-based recycling firm, has announced the presentation of $1,000 environmental conservation scholarships to high school students throughout the state.

The one-time competitive scholarships are presented to graduating seniors who are pursuing degrees in environmental science and engineering. 
 
"For the Gershow scholarships, we allow the respective school districts to choose the recipients and a company representative personally presents the student with the scholarship," says Kevin Gershowitz, president of Gershow Recycling. "The program is available to local school districts in which Gershow’s facilities are located." 
 
Scholarship recipients are:
 
  • Blake Carrara, Riverhead High School;
  • Alex Frabizio, McGann-Mercy High School;
  • Sara Guagliano, Valley Stream Central High School;
  • Anthony Polo, Herricks High School; 
  • Cameryn Miller, Freeport High School; 
  • Jeevan Vangala, Lindenhurst High School;  
  • Willian Fleischer, Bay Shore High School; and
  • Julia Alexandra Canigiani, Walt Whitman High School.

"The scholarships are our way of giving back to the community and reflect the company’s goals of supporting environmental conservation.," Gershowitz says. "We are pleased to have been able to help so many students in the pursuit of their college degrees."