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Consolidated Communications Announces Scholarship Opportunity for High School Seniors in Minnesota

MANKATO, Minn. – Jan. 11, 2018 – Consolidated Communications (NASDAQ: CNSL) a leading broadband and business communications provider, today announced a scholarship opportunity for high school seniors in the company’s southern Minnesota service area. Six selected candidates will receive a one-time $2,000 scholarship from the Minnesota Telecom Alliance Foundation.

To be eligible, applicants must pursue post-secondary education at either a technical college, college or university, be a Minnesota resident and the applicant’s family must subscribe to at least one service from Consolidated Communications. A telecom alliance panel will review each application and select finalists based on the applicant’s grades, academic achievements and extra-curricular activities.  Preference to receive the scholarships is given to students who have an interest in information or telecommunications technology and rural communities. 

Students and their families can learn more about the scholarship and obtain an application at:

Applications must be submitted to Consolidated Communications by February 23, 2018. Students should send them to:

Consolidated Communications
Attn: Chastity Valvick
221 East Hickory Street
Mankato, MN 56001

The company will complete the last page of the application upon receiving it.

Consolidated Communications is pleased to have this chance to make an investment in our community by helping young people further their education. The Minnesota Telecom Alliance Foundation is part of the Minnesota Telecom Alliance, a trade association representing 44 telecommunications providers in the state. 

About Consolidated Communications
Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNSL) is a leading broadband and business communications provider serving consumers, businesses of all sizes, and wireless companies and carriers, across a 24-state service area.  Leveraging its advanced fiber optic network spanning more than 36,000 fiber route miles, Consolidated Communications offers a wide range of communications solutions, including: data, voice, video, managed services, cloud computing and wireless backhaul.  Headquartered in Mattoon, Ill., Consolidated Communications has been providing services in many of its markets for more than a century.

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