By: Venus Popplewell
LWC Director of Public Relations
COLUMBIA, KY — A Russell County resident has been named a DUO Broadband Scholar at Lindsey Wilson College.
Caroline Wells of Russell Springs, Kentucky, has received the Lindsey Wilson DUO Broadband Scholarship. She will attend the liberal arts college in the fall.
The $3,000 tuition scholarship is given annually to a first-time, full-time Lindsey Wilson freshman from DUO Broadband’s service area, which includes parts of Adair, Cumberland, Casey, Clinton, Russell and Taylor counties.
“DUO Broadband is proud to continue this partnership with Lindsey Wilson College,” said DUO Broadband Director of Business Operations Eric West. “DUO Broadband understands that it is important to support our local youths’ pursuit of higher education.”
The daughter of Scott and Marsha Wells of Russell Springs, Wells plans to major in biology at LWC.
While at Russell County High School, Wells was involved in several activities, including: Boss Club, Pep Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and was a member of the varsity softball team. She was also named “Best All-around” student by her classmates.
DUO Broadband has supported the scholarship program for more than two decades at Lindsey Wilson College.
“Because of DUO Braodband’s commitment to our young people’s educational needs, this region has a bright future,” said Lindsey Wilson Director of Admissions Charity Ferguson.
Based in Jamestown, Ky., DUO Broadband delivers telecom services with advanced fiber-optic technology. DUO Broadband is the region’s only light-speed fiber-optic provider of broadband internet to homes and businesses.