Mediacom Awards $1,000 Scholarship to Valdosta High School Grad
VALDOSTA, GA – May 10, 2021 – Mediacom Communications announced the selection of Mary Margaret Tarpley, a Valdosta High School senior, as a recipient of the company’s World Class Scholarship program. The award recognizes the Valdosta resident for outstanding leadership and academic accomplishments. Mediacom annually selects 60 graduating seniors who each receive $1,000 scholarships to support their post-secondary education.
“As a technology company, Mediacom understands how important it is to invest in future leaders like Mary Margaret Tarpley,” said Senior Director of Operations, Darryl Chaney. “I’m proud that my company supports talented local students with scholarship support, and we congratulate Mary Margaret on her accomplishments.”
This year marks the 20th consecutive year Mediacom has funded World Class Scholarships for students who live in areas served by the cable and broadband company. On average, approximately 1,200 students apply for the scholarships each year. Recipients must attend an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or technical school within the United States.
Mediacom plans to continue funding its World Class Scholarships in all areas where it provides digital cable and broadband services. High school administrators will be notified in the fall of 2021 when scholarship applications become available online for students in the Class of 2022.
About Mediacom Communications
Mediacom Communications Corporation is the 5th largest cable operator in the United States and the leading gigabit broadband provider to smaller markets primarily in the Midwest and Southeast. Through its fiber-rich network, Mediacom provides high-speed data, video and phone services to over 1.4 million households and businesses across 22 states. The company delivers scalable broadband solutions to commercial and public-sector customers of all sizes through Mediacom Business, and sells advertising and production services under the OnMedia brand. More information about Mediacom is available at mediacomcable.com.