Class of 2014 WM Scholarship winners
12 children of employees receive tuition assistance

HOUSTON  The Waste Management Scholarship program is designed to help children of WM employees cover the costs of pursuing a bachelor, associate, vocational or graduate degree. This year, after numerous applications were submitted, 12 young students were awarded a scholarship from WM:
·    Ten received a general scholarship, worth $2,500 per academic year (maximum four years)
·    One was awarded the Stephanie Valdez Memorial Scholarship, worth $2,500 per academic year (maximum four years)
·    One received the Robert Simpson Honorary Scholarship, worth $5,000 per academic year (maximum three years)
Congratulations to this year’s scholarship recipients. If you have a child who will be graduating next year, keep an eye out in early 2015 for information on how they can apply. Details are also available on

Jena DiFiore
Northwestern University
Parent: Aniello DiFiore

Sarah Fancher
Bridgeport, W.Va.
Concord University
Parent: James Fancher

Julie Foertsch
Marssa, Ill.
University of Illinois
Parent: Lesley Foertsch

Grayson Magnuson
San Antonio, Texas
Drexel University
Parent: Bruce Magnuson

Susana Martinez
Lewisville, Texas
Stanford University
Parent: Erick Martinez

Molly Meixner
Madison, Wisc.
University of Wisconsin
Parent: Roger Meixner

Eduardo Montero
Pasadena, Texas
University of Texas
Parent: Juan Antonio Montero

Leanne Park
Waterloo, Ontario
University of Western Ontario
Parent: Ian Park

Katelyn Saxe
Forest Grove, Ore.
Linfield College
Parent: Cari Saxe

Abigail Williams
Geneva, Ohio
Ohio Western University
Parent: Jeremy Williams

Selena Cruz
Pompano Beach, Fla.
University of Central Florida
Parent: Aurea Cruz
Stephanie Valdez Memorial Scholarship

Myron Evans
Prairie View A&M
Parent: Alfreda Daniels
Robert Simpson Honorary Scholarship