Wisconsin students earn 2022 WSTF scholarships

TDS presents scholarships to 10 high school seniors

Join TDS in congratulating the following 2022 Wisconsin high school graduates who received Wisconsin State Telecommunications Foundation (WSTF) scholarships. The winners are:

·       Matthew Hughey, Lancaster High School, $1,500; plans to attend UW-Whitewater.

·       Brandon Jakobi, Loyal High School, $1,500; plans to attend Northcentral Technical College.

·       Lawson Kuhn, Waunakee High School, $1,500, plans to attend the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.

·       Charles Marten, Howards Grove High School, $1,500; plans to attend the University of Montana.

·       Davis Petersen, Edgewood High School, $1,500; plans to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

·       Jayden VanHelden, Howards Grove High School, $1,500; plans to attend UW-Madison.

·       Kaiya Zurfluh, Albany High School, $1,500; plans to attend UW-Madison.

·       Niveah Gross, Pecatonica High School, $750; plans to attend Southwest Technical College.

·       Landen Murphy, Necedah High School, $750; plans to attend Western Technical College.

·       Bianca Witzig, Fennimore High School, $750; plans to attend Fox Valley Technical College.

“For the past 14 years, TDS Telecom has been honored to support high-performing and well-deserving students in the areas we serve through the WSTF scholarship,” said TDS’ State Government Affairs Manager Jean Pauk. “We wish all of the graduating students success in the future as they work towards achieving their goals of higher education.”

Since 1966, the WSTF has contributed more than $1.7 million to help students further their education. In its 56 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. Money for the fund is contributed by people associated with the telecommunications industry in Wisconsin, and TDS is proud to participate in the WSTF scholarship program.

Media Contact: Garrett Seymour | Brand Journalist | TDS | 608-335-8006 | Garrett.Seymour@tdstelecom.com

TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS Telecom/TDS®) delivers high-speed internet, TV entertainment, and phone services to a mix of small to mid-sized urban, suburban and rural communities throughout the U.S. With 1.2 million connections, TDS is a rapidly growing technology company. Powered by fiber-optics and new industry-leading technologies, TDS delivers up to 8 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 3,400 people and is a subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS]. Founded in 1969, Telephone and Data Systems provides wireless, broadband, video and voice; and hosted and managed services to approximately 6 million connections nationwide through its businesses: UScellular, TDS Telecom, and OneNeck IT Solutions. Visit tdsinc.com.

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