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Foundation for Rural Service Announces 2024 Scholarship Recipients
Foundation for Rural Service Announces 2024 Scholarship Recipients

Lenora, Kan, 5-24-2024 — Nex-Tech is pleased to announce Elsie Chartier as a national award recipient of the Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) scholarship program. Elsie was among 55 students across the nation who were awarded FRS scholarships this year, and one of four who received the $5,000 Sarah Tyree Good Neighbor Scholarship, funded through Randy Tyree and Shirley Bloomfield, NTCA’s CEO.

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Nex-Tech in Partnership with Co-Bank Funds Life$kills Programs for High School Students in Northwest Kansas
Nex-Tech in Partnership with Co-Bank Funds Life$kills Programs for High School Students in Northwest Kansas

Lenora, Kan, 5-24-2024 – Nex-Tech, in partnership with CoBank’s Sharing Success program, is proud to support NexGeneration Round Up for Youth by sponsoring all student fees for its Life$kills Program for the 2024-25 school year. This new funding is part of our ongoing commitment to the next generation across our service footprint. Speaking on the award, Nex-Generation’s Executive Director Kelli Hueneke said, “Life$kills is designed to help our school districts meet the financial literacy needs of their students. Our one-day workshop teaches various skills that allow students to prepare for the real world and become financially fit citizens.”

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Nex-Tech Announces 2024 Scholarship Recipients

Lenora, Kan, 5-16-2024 – Nex-Tech is proud to announce the recipients of the Nex-Tech “Break the Rules” Scholarship. “Unlike most scholarship programs, this one allows high school seniors to depict what they are most passionate about and how that has led to their chosen career path, by sending us any type of entry,” stated Jacque Beckman, Nex-Tech’s Youth Services/Training Manager. “We have received a variety of essays, YouTube videos, and PowerPoint presentations. Our area students are very talented, and this allows them to showcase their strengths and passions in a non-traditional way.”

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Nex-Tech Calls on Rural Veterans to Apply for No Barriers Warriors Program

Hays, Kan, 4-1-2024 — In keeping with our mission of supporting our communities, we are excited to invite all rural veterans with disabilities within the Nex-Tech service footprint to apply to this year’s No Barriers program. The No Barriers Program is a transformative experience that helps participants to overcome challenges, create new relationships, and experience new possibilities.

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Nex-Tech Completes Fiber Deployment to Cooperative Members
Nex-Tech Completes Fiber Deployment to Cooperative Members

Lenora, Kan, 1-11-2024 — Nex-Tech, a Kansas company and leader in technology, is pleased to announce the completion of its fiber-to-premise (FTTP) buildout to its last cooperative member. Nex-Tech made a promise to its cooperative members, that they would have a state-of-the-art fiber optic connection at their homes by the end of 2023. The final members to receive FTTP were Lonnie and Michelle Houser in Quinter, Kansas.

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Nex-Tech Donates $50,000 to Norton County Regional Health Foundation
Nex-Tech Donates $50,000 to Norton County Regional Health Foundation

NORTON, Kan, December 21, 2023 – On Thursday, December 21, 2023, Nex-Tech extended support to the Norton Regional Health Foundation by presenting a generous donation of $50,000. This significant contribution is aimed at aiding the Foundation’s initiative to procure a state-of-the-art Computed Tomography (CT) Scanner for the Norton County Hospital.

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