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Nathaniel Wosmek to receive Minnesota Telecom Alliance Foundation Scholarship

Web posted May 21, 2019
(Emily, MN) The Minnesota Telecom Alliance announced that they received 140 scholarship applications from across the state and one winning student is from Emily. Nathaniel Wosmek was selected to receive a $2,000 scholarship for the 2019-2020 academic year from the Minnesota Telecom Alliance Foundation, according to Josh Netland, General Manager, Emily Cooperative Telephone Company.

Wosmek will be graduating from Pine River-Backus High School and plans to attend Northern State University. He is the son of Lorie and Chad Wosmek.

In awarding the scholarship to Wosmek, Netland said, “We’re happy to have this chance to make an investment in this student’s college education. Rural communities need educated and talented young people to be our leaders of the future. It makes us all proud at Emily Cooperative Telephone Company when one of the statewide winners is from our area.”

The Foundation is part of the Minnesota Telecom Alliance, a trade organization based in St. Paul representing over 44 telephone companies and cooperatives in the state.

Emily Cooperative Telephone Company offers broadband, video, local and long-distance telephone and computer repair services in the communities of Emily, Fifty Lakes, Fairfield, Little Pine and Outing. Emily completed its Fiber to the Home upgrade in 2009 and was certified as a gigcapable provider in 2017 delivering gigabit broadband speeds and enabling technological innovations.

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