Larsen, a graduate of New Lisbon High School, is one of five $500 scholarships to graduating high school students going to a technical college. Larsen’s name, which was submitted by Lynxx, was one of 94 applications for the scholarship funds.
The foundation was part of the Wisconsin State Telecommunications Association (WSTA), which is a trade organization representing 65 telephone companies and cooperatives in Wisconsin. Lynxx/Lemonweir Valley Telcom is a member of WSTA. In addition to the 5 technical scholarships to graduating high school students, the Foundation awarded four $750 scholarships to second year students enrolled in Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College’s Electronics Communications Program and also 33 high school students throughout the state to receive the scholarships worth $1500 each.
Selections are based on financial need, acacdemic achievements and extra-curricular activities. Since 1966, the Foundation has awarded a total of $1,430,950 to 1,136 students.