Dave Derbes Schuylkill River Watershed Conservation Award Fund

Established 2014

Dave DerbesSchuylkill Headwaters Association, Inc. has established an endowment fund with Schuylkill Area Community Foundation (SACF). The Fund will honor Dave Derbes, a founding member of the Schuylkill Headwaters Association and deeply committed to improving the water quality in the Schuylkill River Watershed.

Dave has been actively involved in all functions of the organization, holding various offices and supplying hands-on assistance with the implementation of abandoned mine drainage remediation projects. He is a lifelong conservationist and environmentalist with a genuine love of the outdoors.

The award will be distributed to qualified students who demonstrate a commitment to the community by participating in environmental and conservation projects or programs outside the classroom and who have maintained a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 or greater.

This fund provides an award to a graduating senior of Pottsville Area High School who has demonstrated a commitment to the community by participating in environmental and conservation projects or programs outside the classroom.


 

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