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Mediacom Awards $1,000 Scholarships to 60 High School Grads

JUNE 8, 2020 – WEST DES MOINES, IA -- Mediacom Communications selected 60 high school graduates from the Class of 2020 to receive the company’s World Class Scholarships. The awards recognize students for outstanding academic accomplishments and provide each graduate with $1,000 to support post-secondary education.

“As a technology company, Mediacom understands how important it is to invest in these future leaders,” said Mediacom Senior Vice President Ed Pardini. “We’re proud that our company supports talented local students and we congratulate these seniors on their accomplishments.” 

2020 marks the 19th consecutive year Mediacom has awarded World Class Scholarships to students who live in areas where the company delivers digital television and broadband services. Recipients must plan to attend an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or technical school within the United States.

Mediacom officials said the company will continue to fund its scholarship program. High school administrators will be notified in the fall when online applications become available for students in the Senior Class of 2021. Annually, approximately 1,200 students apply for the scholarships. 


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. More information about Mediacom is available at mediacomcable.com.

Contact: 

Emily Frimml
Public Relations Specialist
515-697-6690
efrimml@mediacomcc.com