Wisconsin students earn 2021 WSTF scholarships

TDS presents scholarships to 11 high school seniors

Join TDS in congratulating the following 2021 Wisconsin high school graduates who received Wisconsin State Telecommunications Foundation (WSTF) scholarships. The winners are:

·       Paige Brock, Auburndale High School, $1,500; plans to attend Lake Land College.

·       Jonah Zoschke, Neillsville High School, $1,500; plans to attend UW-La Crosse.

·       Brooklyn A. Friederick, Potosi High School, $1,500; plans to attend St. Norbert College.

·       Michael Gustafson, Middleton High School, $1,500; plans to attend Purdue University.

·       Jaclyn Hayes, Monroe High School, $1,500; plans to attend University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.

·       Drayton Lehman, Mosinee High School, $1,500; plans to attend Bemidji State University.

·       Siena Perna, Verona Area High School, $1,500; plans to attend the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

·       Meta Simon, Waunakee High School, $1,500; plans to attend UW-Madison.

·       Lily Kloos, Auburndale High School, $750; plans to attend Northcentral Technical College.

·       Sydney Fecht, Potosi High School, $750; plans to attend Southwest Wisconsin Technical College.

·       Rebekah Apel, Stoughton High School, $750; Plans to attend Madison College.

“TDS Telecom is honored to support students and their goals of higher education through its participation in the WSTF scholarship program,” said TDS’ State Government Affairs Manager Jean Pauk. “We are pleased to financially support these students as they pursue the education needed for their chosen career paths.”

Since 1966, the WSTF has contributed more than $1.5 million to help students further their education. In its 55 years, the foundation has awarded scholarships to more than 1,300 students.

The foundation is part of the Wisconsin State Telecommunications Association (WSTA), a trade organization representing 67 companies and cooperatives in Wisconsin, including TDS.

Media Contact: Garrett Seymour | Brand Journalist - Communications | TDS Telecom | 608-664-5529 | garrett.seymour@tdstelecom.com  

TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS Telecom/TDS®) delivers high-speed internet, TV entertainment, and phone services to nearly 1,000 rural, suburban, and metropolitan communities across the U.S. With more than 1.2 million connections, TDS is a rapidly growing technology companies in the United States. Powered by fiber-optics and new industry-leading technologies, TDS delivers up to 1 Gigabit internet speeds and offers internet-protocol based TV entertainment solutions along with traditional phone services. TDS also offers businesses VoIP advanced communications solutions, dedicated internet service, data networking, and hosted-managed services. Visit tdstelecom.com.

TDS Telecom, headquartered in Madison, Wis., employs nearly 2,900 people and is a subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS], a Fortune 1000® company. Founded in 1969, TDS Inc. employs 9,100 people and has approximately six million connections nationwide through its businesses U.S. Cellular, TDS Telecom, OneNeck IT Solutions LLC, and TDS Broadband Service. TDS Inc. has been named to several Forbes lists, including America's Best Employers for Diversity, Best Large Employers, and Best Employers for Women. Visit tdsinc.com.

Updated February 2019

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