STRATA Provides Opportunities For Local Youth

STRATA Networks is accepting applications for their scholarship program and other youth opportunities. The cooperative will be awarding up to $50,000 in scholarships graduating seniors whose parents or guardians are members of STRATA in good standing. Those interested in applying can learn more by visiting

In addition to providing scholarships, STRATA also offers educational & leadership opportunities for local youth through the Foundation for Rural Services (FRS) Youth Tour to Washington, DC and the Michael F. Peterson Youth Leadership Challenge at Snow College.

Foundation for Rural Services Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. – June 1-5, 2019

This spring, up to six high school students, ages 16-17, will be sponsored by STRATA to attend the FRS Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. The tour is an all-expense-paid educational trip that brings together high school students from across rural America to explore the nation’s capital, learn about the telecommunications industry, and hear what is being done to support rural communities. While there, students will visit some of the most historical sites in the nation, attend meetings with members of congress, and visit with the Federal Communications Commission.

To be eligible to apply for the FRS Youth Tour, students must be ages 16 or 17 at the time of this year’s tour: June 1‑5, 2019.

Michael F. Peterson Youth Leadership Challenge at Snow College ‑ July 8‑12, 2018

STRATA will also sponsor a group of high school juniors to attend the annual Michael F. Peterson Youth Leadership Challenge at Snow College July 8‑12, 2019. This week is full of opportunities to develop leadership skills, build self-esteem, and make new friends from other schools, while also learning about how cooperatives like STRATA function.

Applications for all of STRATA’s youth programs can be found online at or picked up from a STRATA location in Roosevelt or Vernal. Applications are due no later than March 1, 2019.

For more information, please contact Tyler Rasmussen at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

STRATA NETWORKS is the leading telecommunications provider in the Uintah Basin, providing advanced voice, broadband, television, and nationwide wireless services. The company is headquartered in Roosevelt, Utah with a coverage area extending in to a 
tri-state region, serving over 60,000 customers. STRATA celebrates over 60 years of technology expertise, exceptional customer relations, and a devout corporate social responsibility to its community. The company functions as a local cooperative, in which customers can also become member owners of the company who may receive patronage dividends and participate in company voting processes. More information is available at

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