Colorado Valley Telephone Cooperative awarded scholarships to 12 graduating seniors from 5 area high schools during the 2019 graduation year. Each student received a $5,000 scholarship certificate during a presentation at the Cooperative headquarters in La Grange on Tuesday, May 14, 2019.

The Cooperative’s Rural Scholarship Fund comes from money (capital credits, deposits, etc.) unclaimed by former members of the Cooperative that would otherwise be deposited in the State’s Escheat Fund. In addition, earnings on money that has been set aside by the Cooperative’s subsidiaries is used to fund the scholarships. Colorado Valley Telephone Cooperative is committed to its members and the communities it serves and is investing in the future through ongoing support for higher education.

Pictured front row, seated from left to right: Mason Muras- La Grange, Amy Wick- Weimar
Second row, from left to right: Madeline Sommer- Schulenburg, Chelsea Brothers- La Grange, Brianna Syrinek- Weimar, Ava Myers- Round Top-Carmine, Kelly Allison- CVTC General Manager
Back row from left to right: Norman Schultz- CVTC President, Jacob Kaiser- La Grange, Kevin Treybig- Schulenburg, Austin Wick- La Grange, Ryan Becka- La Grange, Jason Sotebier- Round Top-Carmine
Not pictured: Tara Goerig- Fayetteville