Advanced Disposalâ€™s Kathryne Caprood has been honored as a 2015-16 Womenâ€™s Council Scholarship recipient by National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) in Las Vegas, Nev. as part of the 47th annual WasteExpo Conference and Exhibition.
Scholarship recipients completed an application process, including an essay, about their pursuit of an education that will lead to productive careers in the environmental industry. Caprood, daughter of Advanced Disposalâ€™s Old Kings Landfill General Manager Paul Caprood, is one of three scholarship recipients. Upon graduation from Darnell Cookman High School in Jacksonville Caprood will attend Florida State College at Jacksonville for one year before transferring to the University of North Florida.
â€œKathryneâ€™s academic accomplishments and work ethic made her an excellent candidate for this recognition,â€ said Advanced Disposal Chief Marketing Officer Mary Oâ€™Brien. â€œWe are very proud of her and thrilled for her to continue her education in environmental sciences and hopefully join the Advanced Disposal team one day.â€
NW&RA is the trade association that represents the United States â€™ private sector waste and recycling services industry.
Driver of the Year
Advanced Disposalâ€™s Roll-off Driver Scott Gordon is 2014 Driver of the Year â€“ Large Industrial by National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) in Las Vegas, Nev. as part of the 47th annual WasteExpo Conference and Exhibition.
The award honors drivers who operate their vehicles in a safe and responsible manner, who maintain outstanding performance records and whose contributions have enhanced the overall image of the waste and recycling industry. Gordon has been with Advanced Disposal for 24 years and works at the companyâ€™s Brockway , Penn. location.
â€œScott exemplifies â€˜Service First. Safety Always.â€™ every day with every stop he makes and customer he services,â€ said Advanced Disposal CEO Richard Burke. â€œI want to personally thank him for his service and dedication to clean communities and thank NW&RA for their recognition of Scott as a stellar member of the environmental services industry.â€