High School Seniors Receive $1000 Scholarship from Bloomer Telephone Company
Bloomer Telephone Company is proud to support high school students in Bloomer, Colfax and Elk Mound who are going on to post-secondary education. This year the company provided a $1000 scholarship to three students. The recipients were chosen through a formal interview process. The company is excited to announce this year’s recipients:
Lydia Nayes will begin her college coursework at CVTC and intends to pursue legal studies. Lydia is the daughter of Dan and Gail Nayes.
Isabel LeBakken is pursuing education in culinary arts at CVTC with the intention of becoming a business owner. She is the daughter of Henry and Tammy LeBakken.
Olivia Schindler will be graduating from Elk Mound High School and plans to attend University of Minnesota Duluth. She looks forward to getting her degree in civil engineering. Olivia is the daughter of Cory and Wendy Schindler.
The company has offered this scholarship opportunity for over 15 years and has provided more than $30,000 to high school seniors within the Bloomer Telephone Company service area. Bloomer Telephone Company received dozens of applications this year—and personally interviewed each candidate. All the candidates proved to be dedicated, hardworking and caring individuals which made choosing the recipients difficult.
Kent Klima, Bloomer Telephone Company’s general manager said, “We are thrilled to offer three scholarships this year—to Lydia, Isabel and Olivia. We congratulate them—and all 2022 graduates—and wish them the best in the next step of their educational journey.”
Congratulations and best of luck to all 2022 Bloomer, Colfax and Elk Mound High School graduates.