United Communications Announces Recipients of United Community Foundation Scholarship

 

Chapel Hill, Tenn. – August 23, 2021 – United Communications, Middle Tennessee’s leading provider of fiber and fixed wireless internet services announced the 2021 recipients of the annual United Community Foundation scholarship.

Each scholar was selected after displaying remarkable academic achievement and community service.  Funded by the United Community Foundation, the scholarship program enables local youth to continue their education on the collegiate level.  Each eligible recipient will receive $1,000 per year for up to four years to advance in their respective field of study.  For many years, United has awarded merit-based scholarships to children of employees and has now expanded the fund to seniors graduating from high schools within the service area.

“Community is at the core of our mission” said William Bradford, president and CEO of United Communications. “We strive to enhance the quality of life of our employees, who we consider to be part of our extended family.  Helping fund a college education for deserving high-school graduates is a great way to do that.

Below are the students who were selected for the 2021 United Community Foundation scholarships:

Children of Employees Scholarship Recipients

Jacob Isom – Jacob is attending his fourth year at MTSU seeking a degree in Criminal Justice.  He is the son of Jamie Isom, Accounts Payable Clerk with United.  Jacob graduated in 2018 from Page High School in Franklin.

Anna Welch – Anna is a 2021 graduate of Forrest High School in Chapel Hill and will be entering the Radiology program at Columbia State Community College.  She is the daughter of Tammy Welch, HR Assistant with United.

United Service Area Scholarship Recipients

Emma Evans – Emma is a 2021 graduate of Forrest High School in Chapel Hill and will be majoring in Public Health at the University of South Florida.  Emma is the daughter of Missy and Paul Evans.

Alexa Molnar – Alexa is a 2021 graduate of Community High School in Unionville and will be entering the nursing program at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.  Alexa is the daughter of Daphne and Jason Molnar.

Zoe Long – Zoe is studying Elementary Education at Columbia State Community College.  She also participated in the United Communications Student Ambassador Program.  Zoe is the daughter of William Long and Estelle Long and is a 2020 graduate from Forrest High School in Chapel Hill.

About United Communications

United Communications is a leading provider of internet, digital TV, and phone services to enterprise-class businesses and residential customers in Middle Tennessee. United is recognized as a top “Fastest Internet Service Provider” by BroadbandNow and operates approximately 1,200 route miles of fiber covering portions of Williamson, Rutherford, Marshall, Bedford, Franklin, and Davidson counties. United Communications is a subsidiary of Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation. To learn more, please visit united.net.

 

Photos Included

Emma Evans

Emma Evans – Pictured L-R:  Scholarship recipient, Emma Evans, and United Communications President & CEO, William Bradford

Alexa Molnar

Alexa Molnar – Submitted picture

Anna Welch

Anna Welch – Pictured L-R:  Scholarship recipient, Anna Welch, and United Communications President & CEO, William Bradford

 

Contact:

Dawn Hobbs

931-993-3182

Dawn.Hobbs@gounited.net

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