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June 19th, 2023

Waitsfield and Champlain Valley Telecom is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2023 Eunice B. Farr Incentive Award scholarships.  “It is a pleasure to award these scholarships on an annual basis.  We wish these motivated students the best of luck in their future endeavors,” said Eric Haskin, President and CEO of Waitsfield and Champlain Valley Telecom. This year’s recipients were as follows:

Champlain Valley Union High School – Cassidy Fleming
Harwood Union High School – Iyah Lavit
Mount Abraham Union High School – Kenneth Moran
Mount Mansfield Union High School – Emma Locher
Middlebury Union High School – Hannah Cormier
Vergennes High School – Jackson Coffey

Each year, Waitsfield and Champlain Valley Telecom grants six scholarships, one to each of the public high schools that students from our service area attend.  These scholarships are donated in memory of the late Eunice B. Farr, former owner and operator of the Waitsfield-Fayston Telephone Company and grandmother of Eric Haskin.  The criteria of the scholarship is as follows, “The award should be presented to a graduating senior that plans subsequent education, be it college or trade school.  The faculty should select an individual that has shown a steady improvement in his or her academics, but is not necessarily at the top of the class.  The award is designed to benefit a hard-working graduate that his or her instructors have found to demonstrate a sincere effort to improve grades/results and plans continuing education.”

Congratulations to the class of 2023!