Over $100,000 in scholarship money, trip available to Endeavor members

Thursday, January 24, 2013

CLOVERDALE -- Endeavor Communications believes in a strong future and wants to help its members succeed. One important aspect is to help further the education of our youth. Endeavor contributes to this by the way of scholarships and youth tours.

Endeavor will be awarding 12 Cedric Ray Memorial scholarships for $1,000 each to graduating seniors enrolled in a college, university or trade school. Applications must be submitted by March 15.

Endeavor continues to partner with the Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) to award 30 scholarships at $2,500 each and four scholarships in the amount of $5,000 each available to graduating seniors pursuing a higher education. Applications need to be postmarked by March 1.

Endeavor, in conjunction with the FRS, will also be sending two students to Washington, D.C. The Youth Tour is for students age 16 or 17. Students will tour several historical monuments, learn about the telecommunications industry, and watch governmental processes at work. Applications must be submitted to Endeavor by April 5.

More information and all applications can be found on Endeavor's website at www.weEndeavor.com and at www.frs.org; or by contacting Sarah Trammell, public relations coordinator, at 1-800-922-6677 or by emailing strammell@weEndeavor.com.

Endeavor Communications, founded in 1950 as a telephone provider to small towns and rural areas, is a cooperative, meaning it is owned by its members. In 2007, the company became Clay County Rural Telephone Cooperative doing business as Endeavor Communications.

Endeavor currently provides telephone service, high-speed Internet, television, computer diagnostics and repair and security solutions to approximately 10,000 members who reside in parts of Putnam, Owen, Hendricks, Morgan, Tipton, Hamilton, Parke and Clay counties.

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