ryan braun
Ryan Braun, Natalie Pottkotter and Hannah Rasawehr

Lauren Bruns, , Lily Vagedes and Joey Welsch
Lauren Bruns, , Lily Vagedes and Joey Welsch

Celina, Ohio (5-22-18) – Wabash Mutual Telephone Company recently awarded six $500 scholarships to local high school students furthering their education after graduation. The students are children of the cooperative’s members and were selected as recipients based on their academics, plans for higher education and community activities.

Wabash began the scholarship program in 2005 as a way to invest in the future of the communities and give back to its members.

This year, the recipients include: Ryan Braun of Fort Recovery, son of Tom and Lisa Braun; Lauren Bruns of Coldwater, daughter of Andy and Jenny Bruns; Natalie Pottkotter of Fort Recovery, daughter of Joe and the late Marie Pottkotter; Hannah Rasawehr of Celina, daughter of Pam Rasawehr; Lilly Vagedes of Coldwater, daughter of Frank and Carol Vagedes; and Joseph Welsch of Coldwater, son of Ben and Linda Welsch.

Wabash commends the extraordinary talent of each applicant of this year’s scholarship. With the largest applicant pool to date, Wabash wishes each of them every success in their educational pursuits.

Wabash Mutual Telephone Company is a leading, local communications company providing internet, television and phone services and solutions to homes and businesses in Mercer County, Ohio, and the surrounding area. Staying true to our cooperative principles established in 1911, Wabash continues to adopt ever-advancing technology to remain a cutting-edge provider and grow in rural America. For more information, visit www.wabash.com.