MetroPCS and Kyocera strive to further the education of exceptional young citizens.
MetroPCS Communications, Inc., the nation’s leading provider of unlimited, flat-rate, no signed contract wireless communications service, and Kyocera Communications Inc., a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions, have announced the 2010 MetroPCS Community Scholars winners in Michigan. MetroPCS’ Community Scholars Program provides $2,500 college scholarships to six exemplary local high school seniors who plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university. The students were selected based on their community involvement, participation in school activities, academic record, honors received and work experience.
2010 Michigan MetroPCS Community Scholars Winners
- Rachel Butts of Brighton High School in Brighton, MI
- Jihad Komis of Fordson High School in Dearborn, MI
- Timothy Oja of Henry Ford II High School in Sterling Heights, MI
- Chelsea Rawe of Clarkston Senior High School in Clarkston, MI
- Christine Schauder of Dearborn High School in Dearborn, MI
- Gina Tarnowsky of Dakota High School in Macomb, MI
The students were honored recently during the Detroit Tigers game versus Cleveland Indians.
The students also received a Kyocera Laylo phone with one year of free MetroPCS Wireless for All service.
“It gives us great pride to recognize the outstanding achievements of young citizens in our community,” said Glen Flowers, vice president and general manager of MetroPCS Michigan. “At MetroPCS, we strive to enrich the lives of the communities in which we serve. Through this scholarship program, we hope to reward students who not only excel academically, but also demonstrate a commitment to their community through volunteerism and community service.”
Additional information is available at www.metropcs.com/scholarship