SWANA announces 2006 scholarship winners

On Monday, the Solid Waste Association of North America announced the 2006 winners in its Grant H. Flint Scholarship Awards Program. Open to SWANA student members and children or grandchildren of SWANA members, the program awards stipends to college juniors and seniors.

“SWANA is honored to recognize this year’s scholarship winners,” said John H. Skinner, Ph. D., SWANA Executive Director and CEO. “These individuals represent the next generation of SWANA members and should be commended for their dedication to sound environmental practices in the solid waste industry. SWANA wishes them the best of luck as they pursue higher education.”

This year’s winners:

Category 1: $1,000 each to graduating seniors

- Maura Weisenbach, daughter of Dan Weisenbach, of SWANA’s Ohio Chapter, will attend Ohio State University.

- Kathryn Dane, daughter of Charles Dane, of Va., will attend The College of William and Mary.

- Douglas Hartwell, son of John Hartwell, of Neb., will attend Iowa State University.

Category 2: $1,000 to incoming college juniors and seniors

- Steven David Pytlar, son of Theodore Pytlar, of the New York Chapter, attends Boston University.

Category 3: There were no graduate student candidates this year.

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