Congratulations 2022 Benton Ridge Scholarship Winners!

Congratulations to the 2022 Benton Ridge Telephone Company winners! The scholarship rewards seven students this year who have demonstrated academic excellence, leadership, and good character. The Customer Scholarship Award, a single one-time amount of $1,000, is available to students actively receiving Watch service and living within the Benton Ridge, New Bavaria, or North Creek telephone exchanges. The Employee Scholarship Award, a two-year award in the amount of $1,000 each year contingent upon the student maintaining a 3.00 GPA in their first year of college, is available to children of current employees. The funds are paid directly to the student’s selected institution of higher learning.

The winners of the 2022 Customer Scholarship are:
Emma Doster, Ayersville Local School
Cindy Durliat, Liberty-Benton High School
Faith Kuhlman, Holgate Local Schools
Mason Tuttle, Liberty-Benton High School

The winner of the 2022 Employee Scholarship is:
Roric Dunifon, Bluffton High School

Congratulations to our 2021 Employee Scholarship winners who are eligible for their second-year award! The students are:
Eric Butler, University of Toledo.
Makenna Garza, Purdue University in Fort Wayne, IN.
Kellie Lambert, Miami University.

Joel Dunifon & Roric

Watch Communications Chief Technology Officer Joel Dunifon with his son, Roric, who is a recipient of the 2022 Benton Ridge Telephone Company Employee Academic Scholarship