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College Scholarship awarded to Maine High School Senior by Telecommunications Relay Service provider Hamilton Relay

June, 08 2011

Hamilton Relay, telecommunications relay service provider for the state of Maine, has awarded a $500 college scholarship to Jacob Buck, a student of Presque Isle High School of Presque Isle, Maine.

The Hamilton Relay Scholarship opportunity is offered to high school seniors who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind or have difficulty speaking. A recipient is selected within each of the states where Hamilton is the contracted relay service provider and is one of several ways the company gives back to the communities they serve.

"Hamilton takes pride in promoting education and outstanding leadership across the country," said John Fechter, Hamilton Relay Outreach Manager, "We are excited to have the opportunity to contribute to furthering Jacob's education and wish him success in reaching his personal and professional goals."

Jacob Buck was awarded the $500 Hamilton Scholarship after completing an application and writing an essay under the topic of communication technology. Jacob plans to attend the University of Maine at Orono this Fall to study electrical engineering.

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Hamilton Relay offers a variety of services including Telecommunications Relay Services, Captioned Telephone and Internet Relay services. Hamilton provides Telecommunications Relay and/or Captioned Telephone services to 18 states, the District of Columbia, the Island of Saipan and the Virgin Islands. More information is available at

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