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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jan. 8, 2016


2016 F&B COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT

WHEATLAND (IOWA) F&B Communications is pleased to announce the 2016 College Scholarship Program for high school seniors continuing their education.

In the fourteenth year of the program, F&B Communications will award one $500 scholarship to a student in the F&B Communications service area based on scholastic achievement, citizenship and school and community activities.

“The Board of Directors and employees of F&B Communications are committed to the education of local youth and believe learning is a lifelong process,” said Ken Laursen, general manager. "This program allows the company to honor an outstanding high school senior."

F&B Communications will also partner with the Foundation for Rural Service and enter all eligible entries into this national scholarship program which will award several $2,500 scholarships, four special $5,000 FRS Staurulakis Family scholarships, two $1,500 TMS scholarships, one $2,500 Return to Rural America Scholarship and the Colt Ford Scholarship awarding up to $15,000 to rural students.

Any graduating high school senior that lives in a household that receives services from F&B Communications in the telephone service areas of Bennett, Calamus, Delmar, Lowden or Wheatland is eligible.

To apply, students should complete an application, which is available online at http://www.fbc-tele.com/scholarship/ or at the F&B Communications office in Wheatland.

The completed application and accompanying materials should be postmarked or delivered to F&B Communications by Feb.19, 2016.

The application includes a brief essay on one of three topics and an educator’s statement form. Students must also submit one letter of recommendation from a local community leader and a copy of his/her grade transcripts.

F&B Communications is the premiere local telecommunications provider offering telephone, long distance, digital video, high-speed fiber and DSL Internet, satellite Internet, wireless PCS and home security services to customers in the Bennett, Calamus, Delmar, Lowden and Wheatland exchanges and surrounding areas. The company also provides computer sales and service through their Technology Solutions retail store.

To learn more about F&B Communications, visit http://www.fbc-tele.com.


For more information, contact:
Aaron Horman, Assistant General Manager, 563-374-1236

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