Please click here to download the 2017 Academic Scholarship Award Application

The deadline for the applications to be received was July 31, 2017 at 3:00PM.

Click here to download an archived list of all past winners
of WPWPCA, PWEA, and WEF awards.

2017 Award Winners

Bruno Award –Barrie Rohrbacher

Alfred Bologna Water Pollution Control Achievement Award – Dennis Duryea

John Yenchko Meritorious Service Award  - James Degnan

Engineer's Service Award – no award this year

Exhibitor's and Sponsor's Award – Total Equipement Company, INC.

Past President's Award – Dennis Adams

Excellence in Operation – Gary Stetar

Operator's Support Award – Scott R. Pitzer

Patrick J Canavan Laboratory Excellence Award - Michael J. Fontaine

Plant Safety Award:

Class I - Unity Township Municipal Authority

Class II- North Huntington Township Municipal Authority

Collection System - North Huntington Township Municipal Authority

Life Member – Richard Chiavetta and Joseph Leech


2016 Award Winners


Bruno Award – Mike Majzer

Alfred Bologna Water Pollution Control Achievement Award – Gary Stetar

John Yenchko Meritorious Service Award  - David Belcastro

Engineer's Service Award – Jospeh Gianvito

Exhibitor's and Sponsor's Award – DRV Incorporated, Scott Hinsch

Past President's Award – Diane Atland

Excellence in Operation – Frank Manslow

Operator's Support Award – Frank Houser

Patrick J Canavan Laboratory Excellence Award - Linda Leopold

Plant Safety Award:

Class I - No Submission

Class II- Kiski Valley Water Pollution Control Authority

Collection System - Franklin Township Municipal Sanitary Authority

Life Member – Paul Kremer



2015 Award Winners


Bruno Award –John Schon

Alfred Bologna Water Pollution Control Achievement Award – Rhonda Zellhart

John Yenchko Meritorious Service Award  - Lisa Cortazzo

Engineer's Service Award – Kemal Niksic

Exhibitor's and Sponsor's Award – Hazen & Sawyer

Past President's Award – LISA CORTAZZO

Excellence in Operation – Mike Majzer

Operator's Support Award – Jerry Bergles

Plant Safety Award:

Class I - Western Butler County Authority

Class II- Cranberry Township

Collection System - Kiski Valley Water Pollution Control Authority

Life Member – Joseph Drnach Drnach Environmental, Chuck Music

Past Presidents Award – Jim Degnan

30 Years Membership Award – George Pitcairn



2014 Award Winners

Bruno Award – TIM KEPHART

Alfred Bologna Water Pollution Control Achievement Award – DAVID BROWN

John Yenchko Meritorious Service Award  - PAT CANAVAN

Engineer's Service Award – ROBERT DENGLER

Exhibitor's and Sponsor's Award – DRNACH ENVIRONMENTAL

Past President's Award – LISA CORTAZZO

Excellence in Operation – BARRY ROHRBACHER

Operator's Support Award – GARY STETAR

Plant Safety Award:

Class I - NO SUBMISSION

Class II- BUTLER AREA SEWER AUTHORITY

Collection System - CLAIRTON MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY

Life Member – TERRY SOSTER

 

2013 Award Winners

Bruno Award – JEFF RICHARDS

Alfred Bologna Water Pollution Control Achievement Award – ERIC PLANEY

John Yenchko Meritorious Service Award  - DAVE BROWN

Engineer's Service Award – GINO RIZZI

Exhibitor's and Sponsor's Award – BELZONA/MOLECULAR REPAIR SYSTEMS, INC.

Past President's Award – KEVIN HOFFMAN

Excellence in Operation – ROBERT BATINA

Operator's Support Award – LISA CORTAZZO

Plant Safety Award:

Class I - Borough of Edinboro WWTP

Class II- The Municipal Sanitary Authority of the City of New Kensington

Collection System - Borough of Edinboro WWTP

Life Member – GEORGE HART, JAMES RYAN

Members with 20 and/or 30 years service are encouraged to apply for the 20 Year Operator and 30 Year Member Awards. You must apply to the Awards Committee to receive these awards. Simply email a letter to John Schon or Mike Sedon .

To parents, guardians and applicants regarding this academic scholarship application: Please complete the following form in order that you or a member of your immediate family (spouse or child) may become a candidate for a Western Pennsylvania Water Pollution Control Association (WPWPCA) Academic Scholarship. 

We ask that you be as accurate as possible knowing that any false or misleading information may disqualify you from consideration.  Please be assured that all information will be treated with the strictest confidence.  Also, please note that only members of the WPWPCA or their immediate family members can apply for this academic scholarship.

2014 Academic Scholarship Award Application