For Immediate Release
Contact: Lauren Gaydos, firstname.lastname@example.org, (703) 351-2015
Arlington, Va., (June 24, 2022)—Today Nemont announced that Cole Taylor has received a scholarship through the Foundation for Rural Service (FRS). Founded in 1994, FRS is the philanthropic arm of NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association, of which Nemont is a member.
The FRS Scholarship Program awards one-time scholarships to students from rural communities for their first year of college, university or vocational-technical school. Each student is sponsored by an NTCA member company that also contributes a portion of the scholarship award.
“Providing opportunities for young people in rural communities is a core mission for FRS. We are proud to partner with NTCA member companies and generous individuals in the industry to make these scholarships possible each year. Congratulations to Cole,” said Pam Becker, Executive Director of FRS.
"We're proud to announce that Cole is the recipient of the Herbert and Isabel Bitz Memorial scholarship. Congratulations to you Cole and we wish you the very best in your college endeavors," says Kristin Bekker, Marketing & Product Manager for Nemont.
A full list of scholarship awardees and the NTCA member companies who are partnering with FRS to make the funding possible is available online.
The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS), the philanthropic arm of NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association and its members, seeks to sustain and enhance the quality of life in rural America by advancing an understanding of rural issues. Through scholarships, grants, and a variety of educational programs, FRS focuses on educating rural youth, encouraging community development and introducing policymakers to challenges unique to rural communities. Visit us at www.frs.org.
NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association is the premier association representing nearly 850 independent, community-based telecommunications companies that are leading innovation in rural and small-town America. In an era of transformative technological advancements, regulatory challenges and marketplace competition, NTCA members are leading the technological evolution for rural consumers, delivering robust and high-quality services over future-proof networks that make rural communities vibrant places in which to live and do business. Because of their efforts, rural America is fertile ground for innovation in economic development, e-commerce, health care, agriculture and education, and it contributes billions of dollars to the U.S. economy each year. Visit us at https://www.ntca.org.