First Posted: 9/26/2007
Recent Abington Heights High School graduates Chiara Marie Brunori and Aislinn Ann Murphy will begin undergraduate studies in nursing with the help of Big 33 Scholarship Foundation scholarships provided by Alliance Landfill and Waste Management. Both hope one day to work as pediatric nurses. Brunori is the daughter of Ralph and Jenese Brunori of Clarks Summit and Murphy is the daughter of Joseph and Sandra Murphy of Clarks Summit. Brunori is preparing to study nursing at Temple University in Philadelphia, while Murphy begins undergraduate studies at the Duquesne University School of Nursing, Pittsburgh. Both students were awarded $1,000 scholarships sponsored by the landfill. The local scholarships sponsored by Alliance Landfill are among close to $157,000 in Big 33 scholarships sponsored by Waste Management in Pennsylvania and Ohio in the last six years. Alliance Landfill is a Waste Management company. Waste Management, of Houston, It operates Alliance Landfill in Taylor, Apex Waste Services in Dunmore, and the Beach Lake Transfer Station in Wayne County. It employs more than 200 people in NEPA.