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

April, 14 2016

April 14, 2016–Hamilton Relay, Telecommunications Relay and Captioned Telephone Service provider for the state of Montana, has awarded a $500 college scholarship to Christopher Bixby, a student of Billings Senior High from Billings, Montana.

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 Emilie Banasiak, Montana Relay Outreach Coordinator. “We are excited to have the opportunity to contribute to furthering Christopher's education and wish him success in reaching his personal and professional goals.”

Christopher was awarded the $500 Hamilton Relay Scholarship after completing the application process, including writing an essay under the topic of communication technology. Christopher plans to attend City College at Montana State University in Billings this fall to study construction technology and carpentry.

About Hamilton Relay
Hamilton Relay provides contracted Telecommunications Relay and Captioned Telephone services through 25 contracts to 18 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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