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BVTC to award scholarships to area graduating seniors

Blue Valley Tele-Communications, Home, KS, will award scholarships in the amount of $500 and $250 to graduating seniors in each of Blue Valley’s twelve telephone exchanges – Axtell, Beattie, Centralia, Home, Linn, Oketo, Onaga, Palmer, Summerfield, Vermillion, Westmoreland, and Wheaton. In addition, $250 scholarships are available for students in Marysville, Bremen, Frankfort, Blue Rapids, Waterville, Washington and Hanover. Applicants will be critiqued on their personal achievements, future plans, and financial need. All graduating seniors are encouraged to apply.

In addition, Blue Valley Tele-Communications will award scholarships in the amount of $500 to students planning to attend technical school in either Beloit or Goodland to study a telephony-based program.

Scholarship applications for the BVTC Scholarships as well as PRIMO, and FRS are available on-line at www.bluevalley.net or can be picked up at the office. For additional questions or to have an application mailed to you, please contact Jada Ackerman at 877-876-1228. Applications for the BVTC scholarships must be postmarked by March 16, 2013; winners will be announced prior to May 1.

About Kevin Rippe

Kevin Rippe was born in Marysville and moved to Smith Center at the age of 1, then graduated from Smith Center High School in 1995. He graduated from Cloud County Community College in 1997, and joined the staff of KKAN/KQMA radio in Phillipsburg a year later. Since June of 2011 Kevin has been with us here at Your Country KNDY. You can hear Kevin on daily news reports, as well as calling area high school football and basketball. Kevin lives in Marysville with his wife Melissa, and 4 children Brennen, Jacob, Bailee, and Joshua.