SDTA Scholarships Available

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SDTA Scholarships Available

Pierre–The South Dakota Association of Telephone Cooperatives (SDATC) has announced that it will award three $1,000 SDATC Memorial Scholarships for the 2010 fall semester.

The SDATC Memorial Scholarships are available to students who have completed at least two semesters of course work at an accredited post-secondary school in South Dakota and who are members/customers or whose parent(s) are members/customers of an SDATC member company. The scholarship can be used at any post-secondary educational institution in South Dakota, including public and private universities, technical schools, and community colleges.

The scholarship program began with a single $300 scholarship in 1987. Since the scholarship fund was established, SDATC has awarded nearly $45,000 to help 69 South Dakota students receive their post-secondary education.

The deadline to apply for the scholarship is May 31, 2010. Applications are available at www.sdatconline.com or from any South Dakota post-secondary institution student financial aid office, the SDATC office (605.224.7629 orginigrannes@adtaonline.com), or any SDATC member company, including Valley Telecommunications.

Crop Damage Due To Construction

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Crop Damage Due To Construction

Valley Telecommunications has contracted with Ernst Construction of Fargo, ND, on the first phase of the $1.8 million FTTF (Fiber-To-The-Farm) project announced in October 2008.

Construction in the Herreid & Mound City Exchanges has been completed!

Following harvest, any landowner with crop damage in the construction area should contact Valleys business office at 437-2615 for a crop damage claim form.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.