PO Box 158
220 S Main St.
Kennebec SD 57544
605-869-2220
Toll Free 888-868-3390
Fax 605-869-2221

 
 

 
Chekout this Scholarship Opportunity!!!!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
For additional information contact

Gini Grannes, 605-224-7620
March 22, 2017 
 
SDTA TO AWARD $4,500 IN 2017 SCHOLARSHIPS
PIERRE--The South Dakota Telecommunications Association (SDTA) has announced that it will award three $1,500 SDTA Memorial Scholarships for the 2017 fall semester.   
The SDTA Memorial Scholarships will be awarded to students who have completed at least two semesters (24 credit hours) of a multi-year program at any of South Dakota’s accredited technical schools or two semesters at any other accredited post-secondary higher education institution in South Dakota.  Applicants that attend a post-secondary higher education institution must be majoring in a program with technical skills or a field of study that is particularly useful for work in the telecommunications or broadband industry. The applicant must be a member/customer or have parents that are members/customers of an SDTA member company.
The SDTA Memorial Scholarship program began with a single $300 scholarship in 1987.  Since the scholarship fund was established, nearly $66,000 has been awarded and 88 young South Dakotans have received financial assistance with their post-secondary education. 
The deadline to apply for the scholarship is May 31, 2017.  Applications are available from any South Dakota post-secondary institution student financial aid office, the SDTA office (605-224-7629 or info@sdtaonline.com) or any SDTA member company. The scholarship can also be completed online at http://
sdtaonline.com/resources/sdta-scholarship/.
SDTA member companies include Alliance Communications; Beresford Municipal Telephone; Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Telephone Authority; Faith Municipal Telephone; Fort Randall Telephone; Golden West Telecommunications; Interstate Telecommunications Cooperative; James Valley Telecommunications;  Kennebec Telephone Company;  TrioTel Communications; Midstate Communications; RC Technologies; Santel Communications;  Swiftel Communications; Valley Telecommunications; Venture Communications; West River Cooperative Telephone; and West River Telecommunications Cooperative.
 
Company Profile

Kennebec Telephone Company has been in operation since 1908.  The company is presently owned by the Rod and Donna Bowar family and Matt Collins.  Kennebec Telephone serves the two communities of Presho and Kennebec located in south central South Dakota.  The company has  over 775 access lines, provides Long Distance service, High Speed Internet (DataNet), Excavation, Electrical work, Cable TV, Local Telephone Service, Computer Repair, Auto and Welding Repair and Napa Store. Contact our office for more information on what we can do for you.  No job to big or small.

The business office is located on main street in Kennebec, South Dakota.  

Office Hours 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Business Office Phone (for billing and service related questions) 605-869-2220

After Hour Emergencies 605-869-2424
(This is a radio phone and may sound different than a normal connection.)

Our Mission 

Our mission is to provide the highest quality telecommunications and information services to our customers at an affordable price.  We will strive to offer prompt, friendly and dependable service along with the latest technology to attain the highest possible customer satisfaction.











 
 
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