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May 20, 2010

C-W SENIOR MARCIE STEVENSON NAMED FRS SCHOLAR

WHEATLAND (IOWA) Marcie Stevenson, a senior at Calamus-Wheatland High School, has been named one of 30 national 2010 Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) $2,500 scholarship winners.

With more than 1,300 applicants for the FRS scholarship, Stevenson was one of only 30 students selected from across the country to receive an award.

F&B Communications sponsored Stevenson's application, providing $500 of the $2,500 scholarship award.

“Marcie is an exemplary individual and possesses the talents necessary to become a successful contributor to her community,"
said Ken Laursen, general manager.

Stevenson is the fourth student in eight years from the F&B Communications service area to be awarded a FRS scholarship

"The FRS scholarship program allows telecommunications providers to show their support of the youth living in the communities they serve. It is a source of tremendous pride for us and the community of Wheatland," said Laursen.


Stevenson plans to attend Iowa State University, Ames, to pursue a degree in agricultural business.

A primary goal of the FRS scholarship is to ensure that our community’s children have the privilege of attending college and encourage young people to return to rural areas after graduation, said Aaron Horman, marketing manager.

High school seniors who live in households in the F&B local telephone service area were eligible to apply.

Stevenson’s parents Mary and Terry subscribe to F&B services in the Wheatland exchange.

F&B Communications is the premiere local telecommunications provider offering telephone, long distance, digital video, dial-up Internet, high-speed 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 the company Web site at http://www.fbc-tele.com.

PICTURE
Marcie Stevenson
2010 Foundation for Rural Service Scholarship Winner sponsored by F&B Communications


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

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