Mediacom Awards $1,000 Scholarship to Grace Christian Academy High School Grad

Published 4:58 pm Tuesday, May 19, 2020

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Mediacom Communications announced the selection of Lilah Widner, a Grace Christian Academy High School senior, as a recipient of the company’s World Class Scholarship program.

The award recognizes the Bainbridge 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 Lilah Widner,” said Group Vice President, Doug Frank. “I’m proud that my company supports talented local students with scholarship support, and we congratulate Lilah on her accomplishments.”

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This year marks the 19th 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 2020 when scholarship applications become available online for students in the Class of 2021.

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 nearly 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