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Local Graduates earn Scholarships

Nex-Tech is pleased to announce Jacob Lindenman, Landon Dinkel, and Adson Day as $1,500 recipients of the national WTA Advocates for Rural Broadband Foundation scholarship program. WTA awarded 14 scholarships totaling $20,000 recognizing academic achievement, integrity and commitment to education.

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Jacob is the son of Shawn and Melissa Lindenman of rural Morland. He is a Hill City High School graduate and plans to attend the University of Kansas majoring in Biology, Pre-Med.


Landon is the son of Curt and Donna Dinkel of Hays. He is a graduate of Hays High School and plans to attend the University of Kansas School of Architecture.

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Adson is the son of Kelly and Andrea Day of Smith Center. He graduated from Smith Center High School and plans to attend NCK Technical School, Beloit. His field of study is undecided at this time.

“Nex-Tech is pleased to be a part of national organizations like WTA that offer advancement opportunities to our youth,” said Jimmy Todd, CEO/General Manger. “We congratulate Jacob, Landon, and Adson on their accomplishments thus far and wish them great success in the future.The WTA Foundation offers academic and trade school scholarships to children of parents who are employed by a WTA member company. Nex-Tech is a long-time member of WTA.

WTA represents more than 360 rural telecommunications carriers throughout the United States. Its mission is to strengthen the ability of its members to provide affordable, advanced broadband and communications services in rural America through advocacy and education.