Aureon Announces Recipients of the 2019 Scholarship Program

Aureon has announced the recipients of its 2019 Scholarship Program totaling $10,000. Six deserving high school students from across the state of Iowa were selected to receive varying amounts for demonstrating excellence in the classroom and their community.

Press Releases published May 16, 2019

DES MOINES, IA (May 16, 2019) – Aureon has announced the recipients of its 2019 Scholarship Program totaling $10,000. Six deserving high school students from across the state of Iowa were selected to receive varying amounts for demonstrating excellence in the classroom and their community.

The Aureon Scholarship Program supports students pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). The program is funded by Aureon and was established in 2003. Scholarship funds are allocated to students in rural Iowa communities, supported by the Iowa Independent Telecommunications Companies. To date, Aureon has awarded approximately $85,000 in total scholarship funds.

“We are proud to support outstanding Iowa students with Aureon Scholarships to recognize their academic achievement and leadership in their communities and schools,” said Christy Smith, Aureon’s SVP-HR and strategic advisor to the CEO. “Their dedication to pursuing a future career in a STEM-related field is essential for the future of our industry and many industries throughout Iowa. We wish them all the best in their college endeavors.”

The recipients of the 2019 Aureon Scholarship Program are as follows:

  • Jacob Heit from Newhall, Iowa is receiving a $3,000 Aureon Scholarship in partnership with South Slope Cooperative Communications. Jacob plans to attend the University of Iowa.
  • Anna Fox from North Liberty, Iowa is receiving a $2,000 Aureon Scholarship in partnership with South Slope Cooperative Communications. Anna plans to attend the University of Iowa.
  • Ellie Diersen from Kiron, Iowa is receiving a $2,000 Aureon Scholarship in partnership with Schaller Telephone Company. Ellie plans to attend Iowa State University.
  • Jaydn Anderson from Rudd, Iowa is receiving a $1,000 Aureon Scholarship in partnership with Omnitel. Jaydn plans to attend Loras College.
  • Tyler Miller from New Providence, Iowa is receiving a $1,000 Aureon Scholarship in partnership with Heart of Iowa Communications Cooperative. Tyler plans to attend Iowa State University.
  • Kennedy Andersen from Panora, Iowa is receiving a $1,000 Aureon Scholarship in partnership with Panora Telco. Kennedy plans to attend Briar Cliff University.

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