South Slope Cooperative Communications Announces Local Scholarship Winners

North Liberty, IA – (May 17, 2018) – South Slope Cooperative Communications Company is proud to announce five local scholarship winners.
Danielle Frey, a Prairie High School senior, won the first $6000 Iowa Communications Alliance Member Scholarship. She will be attending the University of Iowa, studying nursing. The mission of this scholarship is to assist students from rural areas across Iowa with financial assistance to pursue higher education and to stay in rural Iowa after graduation.

Cade Shramek, a Prairie High School senior, won a $2,500 Foundation for Rural Service scholarship. He will be attending Iowa State University, studying aerospace engineering. The FRS Scholarship Program awards one-time scholarships to students from across rural America for their first year of college, university or vocational-technical school.

Gracie Reckhemmer, a West High senior, won a $1000 scholarship from Aureon to attend Iowa State University. The Aureon Scholarship Program supports students pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

Marisa Bieschke, a Benton Community High School senior, won a $400 South Slope Scholarship in the Benton Dollars for Scholars program.

Lainey Grimm, a Clear Creek Amana senior, won a $250 South Slope Scholarship in the Clear Creek Amana Foundation program.

South Slope CEO, Chuck Deisbeck, stated, “At South Slope we are proud to support these outstanding Iowa students for their many achievements by partnering with these scholarship programs. Just as we invest in building networks to keep communities connected, it is also vital we invest in our future leaders.”

About South Slope Cooperative Communications
South Slope Cooperative Communications provides high speed Rocket Internet, phone service, and television to residential and business customers. South Slope is recognized by the NTCA—The National Broadband Association as a Smart Rural Community leader and a Certified Gigabit-Capable Provider. Since 1958, the Cooperative has been committed to delivering cutting edge telecommunications services. South Slope serves the following communities: Amana, Ely, Fairfax, Newhall, North Liberty, Norway, Oxford, Solon, Shueyville, Swisher, Tiffin, Watkins, Walford, West and South Cedar Rapids, and parts of Coralville. For more information, visit www.southslope.com or call 319-626-2211.

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