Amanda Dailey is the recipient of a 2011 Wisconsin State Telecommunications Foundation scholarship, according to Tom Squires, President of Manawa Telephone Co.
Dailey is a graduate of Little Wolf High School, Manawa. “Amanda has set goals for herself and knows what she wants in life,” said Squires. “Manawa Telephone Company wishes her the best in her future endeavors.”
Dailey is one of 30 high school students throughout the state to receive telecommunications scholarships worth $1,500 each. Her name, which was submitted by Manawa Telephone Co. was one of 100 applications for the scholarship funds.
The Foundation is part of the Wisconsin State Telecommunications Association (WSTA), which is a trade organization representing 67 telephone companies and cooperatives in Wisconsin. In addition to the 30 scholarships to graduating high school students, the Foundation awarded six $750 scholarships to first year students enrolled in Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College’s Electronics Communications Program and also $500 scholarships to graduating high school students going to a technical college.
Selections are based on financial need, academic achievements and extra-curricular activities. Since 1966, the foundation has awarded a total of $1,164,450 to 932 students.
Remington receives FRED Scholarship
Manawa Telephone Company, a member of (FRED) Foundation for Rural Educational Development is also extremely proud to award a $2,000 FRED scholarship to Ashley Remington who will be attending UW Stevens Point for Educational. She has exemplified a sense of leadership which is a strong quality about her. According to Tom Squires, President of Manawa Telephone Company this award is chosen from applicants from across the country. Her involvement with curricular activities, community service and volunteering tells us that she will excel in any field she chooses. Manawa Telephone Company congratulates her and wishes her the best for the future.