Mediacom Awards $55,000 in Scholarship Support to High School Grads in 50 Communities
DES MOINES, IA – June 5, 2019 – Mediacom Communications presented $1,000 scholarship awards to 55 new high school graduates as part of the company’s World Class Scholarship Program. The scholarships recognize outstanding leadership and academic accomplishments among students who applied for the competitive awards and plan to pursue post-secondary education.
The graduating seniors who received Mediacom’s 2019 scholarships live in 50 different communities and were selected from approximately 1,200 applicants. This year marks the 18th consecutive year Mediacom has funded its World Class Scholarship Program.
“As a technology company, we understand how vital it is to invest in future leaders in the communities we serve,” said Ed Pardini, Mediacom’s senior vice president for operations. “We’re proud that our company supports talented local students, and we congratulate these 2019 grads on their accomplishments.”
Mediacom officials said the company plans to continue funding its World Class Scholarship Program. Application information is provided each fall to high school administrators in all areas where Mediacom provides digital cable and broadband services. Recipients must plan to re-enroll in an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or technical school within the United States. For more information visit: http://www.mediacomworldclass.com/
About Mediacom Communications
Mediacom Communications Corporation is the 5th largest cable operator in the United States and the leading gigabit broadband provider to smaller markets primarily in the Midwest and Southeast. Through its fiber-rich network, Mediacom provides high-speed data, video and phone services to nearly 1.4 million households and businesses across 22 states. The company delivers scalable broadband solutions to commercial and public sector customers of all sizes through Mediacom Business, and sells advertising and production services under the OnMedia brand.
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