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6 WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2019 Around our area SIDNEY HERALD Pl BILL VANDER WERE I SIDNEY HERALD Musical entertainment Sidney High School senior Katrina Meldahl at Pella Lutheran Church on Friday. performs during Pasta with a Purpose night Mid-Rivers Commu- (DCC) or Miles Commu- nications is excited to nity College (MCC). announce the availabil- Mid-Rivers Excellence ity of $46,000 in scholar- in Education Schol- ship funds for eastern arship -- one major and central Montana award of $10,000 may students, be awarded to a highly- Through the Mid- qualified student in a Rivers Fund for Educa- field of study related to tion, which is funded the Mid-Rivers mission. by unclaimed capital This award will in- credits and donations clude an internship with of capital credits from Mid-Rivers in a field and members, the coopera- at a location chosen in tive will award 28 com- cooperation with the petitive scholarships and winning applicant. 12 drawing scholarships Mid-Rivers Cisco in 2019. Award - One $1,000 award Scholarship categories to a student enrolling in reflect the mission and any Cisco certification values of the cooperative program (such as the and its members. This CCNA, CCENT, etc.) rele- year's scholarship vant to the cooperative's program includes five workforce needs (learn distinct categories: more at Mid-Rivers Higher To help prepare the re- Education Scholar- cipient for success in the ship- 20 $1,000 scholar- certification program, ships will be awarded the winning recipient to students attending a will complete a summer four-year educational internship with Mid- institution or a technical Rivers prior to starting school, available to both the course. graduating high school Mid-Rivers Annual seniors and current col- Meeting Drawing - 12 lege students. $500 scholarships will be Dawson Community awarded through a draw- College/Miles Commu- ing of eligible students nity College Scholarship in attendance at the 2019 -- In support of local Mid-Rivers' annual meet- educational institutions ing on May 30, in Circle. in eastern Montana, up To qualify, students must to six $1,500 scholarships attend the meeting with will be awarded to stu- a parent or guardian dents attending Dawson who is a member of the Community College cooperative, register at Gulliver's Soup & Sub Contact us today Sidney Fire Department March 2-Accident Assist, N Central Across from Reynolds, Fox Run March 3- Accident Assist, Hwy 16 N the meeting, provide proof of full-time college enrollment for the fall of 2019, and participate in simple interactive tasks that will be assigned at the annual meeting. Registration for the meeting begins at 10 a.m. at the Circle High School gymnasium, and the meeting begins at 11 a.m Students must be present at the time of the drawing to win. Competitive scholar- ships will be awarded based on how well each student's application addresses the following priority areas: Plans to enter a field of study related to the Mid- Rivers mission (commu- nications, IT, technology, IP, telemedicine, distance education, etc.) Demonstration of specific plans and an au- thentic desire to return to the Mid-Rivers Service Area in the future. Work experience and school and community activities during high school and/or college. Unique, inspiring and innovative Personal Statement. Grade point aver- age and ACT/SAT test scores. Ability to communi- cate. Eligible applicants for all categories include graduating high school seniors entering his or her freshman year at a college, university or technical school, and current college, univer- sity and technical school students. All applicants must be enrolled as full- time students for the Fall of 2019. Previous schol- arship winners (competi- tive or drawing, and in any year) are ineligible. Applicants must have a parent or guardian who is a member of Mid- Rivers Telephone Coop- erative, Inc with active telephone or Internet service and a completed membership application. Applicants with ques- tions regarding mem- bership status should contact Mid-Rivers as soon as possible (at least 30 days in advance of the deadline) at 1-800-452- 2288 to verify eligibility. Applications must be completed online and are now available at www. Appli- cants may apply in more than one scholarship cat- egory, but each student will only be awarded one scholarship. The completed form(s) and all required attach- ments must be submitted online to Mid-Rivers by April 15, at 5 p.m. Moun- tain Time. Only complete applications will be considered. For complete guide- lines and the online application form, please visit www.midrivers. com.