LSPA Scholarship Fund Awards Scholarship for Environmental Education to Eric Gulbicki of Cooperstown Environmental

Belmont,  Mass. (July 25, 2016) – The LSP Association (LSPA) Scholarship Fund awarded one of its 2016 educational scholarships to, Eric Gulbicki, a North Reading resident and rising senior at Plymouth State University in Plymouth, New Hampshire. Eric plans on using the scholarship funds for his undergraduate studies in Environmental Science; he has an expected graduation in May 2017.  

For the past year, Eric has been a valuable team member at Cooperstown Environmental, an Andover, MA-based consulting firm. At Cooperstown, Eric has gained valuable experience with a variety of consulting work including conducting field sampling of various environmental media, overseeing the installation of soil borings and monitoring wells, and removing underground storage tanks. In the office, Eric compiles sampling data and writes field work summaries that are incorporated into reports that are prepared on behalf of clients for submittal to the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Eric plans a career in environmental consulting with eventual licensure as a Massachusetts Licensed Site Professional (LSP).

About the LSP Association

The LSPA is the 800--member non-profit professional association of Licensed Site Professionals (LSPs) and other environmental professionals (scientists, attorneys, laboratory personnel, etc.) in Massachusetts.  Our members work with their institutional, non-profit, government, and private clients to assess and remediate contaminated sites, often in economically distressed areas, so these properties can be placed back into active and productive use. www.lspa.org

About The LSPA Scholarship Fund

The LSPA Scholarship Fund was incorporated in 2006 as a 501(c) (3) charitable organization. The purpose of the scholarship program is to support continued education in environmental field in the Massachusetts and New England region. While the number and amount of the scholarships vary each year, the objective is to provide two $5,000 scholarships each year to qualified individuals. Since 2003 the LSPA Scholarship Fund has awarded 26 scholarships totaling more than $115,000. The Fund is a separate corporation from the LSPA, but both organizations share the goal of advancing the field of hazardous waste site cleanup in Massachusetts.