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

June, 01 2016

June 1, 2016–Hamilton Relay, Telecommunications Relay and Captioned Telephone Service provider for the state of Maryland, has awarded a $500 college scholarship to Lauren Masterson, a student of Fallston High School from Baldwin, Maryland.

The Hamilton Relay Scholarship opportunity is available 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 service provider and is one of several ways the company gives back to the communities it serves.

“Hamilton takes pride in recognizing outstanding leadership and promoting education,” said Renate Buttrum, Maryland Captioned Telephone Outreach Coordinator. “We are excited to have the opportunity to contribute to furthering Lauren's education and wish her success in reaching her personal and professional goals,” added Asia Johnson, Maryland TRS Outreach Coordinator.

Lauren was awarded the $500 Hamilton Relay Scholarship after completing the application process, including writing an essay under the topic of communication technology. Lauren plans to attend West Virginia University this fall to study Engineering.

About Hamilton Relay
Hamilton Relay provides contracted Telecommunications Relay and Captioned Telephone services through 26 contracts to 19 states, the District of Columbia and the Island of Saipan, and is a provider of Internet-based Captioned Telephone services nationwide. More information is available at

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