grad diploma2ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (1/20/20) — Bluegrass Cellular is accepting applications for the 2020 Bluegrass Cellular Scholarship Program, according to a press release.

Company spokeswoman Sally George reported $18,000 in scholarships will be awarded to local college-bound high school seniors in the surrounding area of central Kentucky. The deadline for students to apply is Monday, April 6.

Twelve students will each receive a $1,500 scholarship, George said. Awards will be given to students based on academic achievements, school/community involvement, scholarship essay, letters of recommendation and financial need. To be eligible, applicants must live and attend high school within Bluegrass Cellular’s 34-county home-service area. Scholarship winners will be notified in April of 2020.

The application and complete list of guidelines are available at https://www.scholarship.bluegrasscellular.com. Interested applicants can also pick up applications from their school guidance counselors or one of Bluegrass Cellular’s Customer Care Centers. To find the nearest center, visit bluegrasscellular.com/locator.

“Bluegrass Cellular has always valued the future of our community,” said Barry Nothstine, vice president of sales and marketing. “Which is why we are eager to grant 12 college-bound seniors this year scholarships to help further their educations and reach their career goals.”

The company reports it has hosted the scholarship program for nine years and has awarded $150,000, impacting the lives of 120 students.

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