Mid-Rivers awards 26 scholarships totaling $29,000 to area students
Mid-Rivers Communications is proud to announce the recipients of 26 Scholarships to students from the Cooperative’s service area. Six $1,500 scholarships were awarded to students planning to attend either Dawson Community College or Miles Community College, and 20 $1,000 scholarships were awarded to students planning to attend a four-year college or university, community college or tech school in the fall of 2019.
A $1,500 Dawson Community College/Miles Community College Scholarship has been awarded to the following recipients:
- Clay Prell, Miles City – Miles Community College – Plans to attend MCC to complete his general studies and welding classes.
- Dylan Yerbich, Circle – Miles Community College – Will attend MCC to earn his Associates of Applied Science in Automotive Technology.
- Haley Olson, Richey – Dawson Community College – Will work towards earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing after graduation from high school.
- Kaden Stradley, Miles City – Miles Community College – Plans to earn an Associates in Business before returning to help operate his family business.
- Logan Phipps, Glendive – Dawson Community College – Will attend DCC to complete the Corrosion Technology program.
- Rebecca Stein, Miles City – Miles Community College – Plans to return to college to pursue a certificate in both Sales & Marketing and Accounting.
A $1,000 Mid-Rivers Higher Education Scholarship has been awarded to the following recipients:
- Abby Hill, Glendive – Plans to pursue a doctorate in Physical Therapy after graduating from the Exercise science program at University of Mary.
- Amber Taylor, Miles City – Will attend Concordia to complete a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing.
- Ashlyn Marum, Miles City – Plans to attend Montana State University to work on generals and foreign language classes.
- Auriel Krumwiede, Lewistown – Will pursue a Business Administration degree at Carroll College.
- Bret Vester, Glendive – Will continue his education at Dickinson State University and plans to earn his Bachelor’s in Accounting and Business Management.
- Brooke Franklin, Sidney – Will attend Montana State University to earn a degree in financial engineering.
- Cobe Begger, Wibaux – Plans to attend Bismarck State to work toward a degree in Farm and Ranch Management.
- David Skerritt, Glendive – Will continue his college education at Montana State University and plans to graduate with a degree in Chemical Engineering.
- Emily Axtman, Fairview – Plans to pursue a double major in Accounting and Business Management at Dickinson State University.
- Gage Murray, Miles City – Plans to earn his Associate degree in Welding at Eastern Wyoming College.
- Garrett Jones, Miles City – Plans to attend Montana State University to work towards a degree in Agricultural Business.
- Jaycie Rau, Fairview – Plans to become a Veterinarian and will work towards a Biology degree at Black Hills State University.
- Kylee Byer, Sidney – Plans to attend Dickinson State University and double-major in Accounting and Business Administration.
- Kyler Brown, Richey – Will attend Montana State University-Northern to pursue a two-year degree in Agricultural Operations.
- Kyra Oakland, Miles City – Plans to pursue a lifelong dream of becoming a financial advisor by attending Rocky Mountain College and working toward a Finance degree.
- Luke Hill, Glendive – Plans to graduate with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the University of Mary.
- Maci Moore, Miles City – Will attend Montana State University to work towards a degree in Animal Science or Education with a minor in Spanish.
- Nathan Zard, Melstone – Will attend Montana Tech to complete a Mechanical Engineering Degree.
- Timothy Wright, Circle – Plans to attend North Dakota State College of Science to become a certified Diesel Technician.
- Tristan Hirsch, Miles City – Will attend Dickinson State University to work toward an Accounting/Finance degree.
Mid-Rivers will also award twelve (12) $500 scholarships to area students through a drawing at the Cooperative’s Annual Meeting on May 30, 2019, at the High School in Circle, MT. To qualify for the scholarship drawing, the student MUST:
- attend the Annual Meeting with a parent or guardian who is a Cooperative Member with active local telephone or Internet service from Mid-Rivers,
- be enrolled to attend a higher education institution in the fall of 2019,
- provide PROOF of full-time enrollment at the Annual Meeting,
- sign up at the Scholarship Registration table at the Annual Meeting,
- participate in simple interactive tasks that will be assigned at the Annual Meeting, and
- be present during the Business Meeting when the drawing takes place.
Registration will begin at 11:00 a.m. and close at the start of the Business Meeting at 1:00 p.m. Previous Mid-Rivers scholarship winners are not eligible for the scholarship drawing. Interested students may contact Mid-Rivers at 1-800-452-2288 for more information. Students unsure of their parent/guardian’s membership status with the Cooperative should call Mid-Rivers prior to the Annual Meeting for verification.
In addition, a $1,000 scholarship opportunity for area residents of any age interested in completing a CiscoTM technical certification is also still available. The successful applicant for this scholarship will also earn a paid internship opportunity with Mid-Rivers. Please visit www.midrivers.com/scholarships for details.
“Mid-Rivers is committed to the communities we serve, and the Mid-Rivers Higher Education
Scholarship is one of the many ways we are able to show that commitment,” stated General Manager/CEO Michael Candelaria. “This year’s total of $46,000 in competitive and drawing scholarships will allow us to have a positive impact on the lives of 40 students and families from Eastern and Central Montana.”