Citizenship and Community Service Scholarships Available

Posted January 16, 2013 at 10:50 am

Venture Communications Cooperative, a Highmore based telecommunications provider, announces the availability of 12–$500 Citizenship and Community Service Scholarships to High School Seniors.

The local telecommunications company will be awarding twelve scholarships throughout the telephone exchanges operated by Venture Communications. “We hope that the scholarships allow the student recipients to focus more on their studies and less on the economic burden of higher education”, says Venture Communications General Manager Randy Houdek.

Judging of the applications will be based on local community involvement and citizenship with credit also being given for academics and leadership skills. Only student’s whose parents or guardians are telephone service customers of Venture Communications are eligible for the scholarship program. “It is the board of director’s goal to offer a scholarship program that assists in providing students with the necessary funds to fulfill their education dreams”, says Houdek.

This is the fifteenth year for the scholarship program. The scholarship application deadline is March 15, 2013. Applications are available online at For more information contact the local high school counselor’s office or Venture communications at 1-800-824-7282.