Vexus Fiber Awards $37,500 in Scholarships to Rural High School Students in Texas

Vexus Fiber Awards $37,500 in Scholarships to Rural High School Students in Texas

Vexus Recognizes 15 High School Seniors


LUBBOCK, Tx. – May 29, 2024 – Vexus Fiber, a leading provider of high-speed fiber-optic internet, is proud to announce the recipients of its scholarship program aimed at supporting educational pursuits in rural Texas communities. A total of $37,500 in scholarships, with $2,500 awarded to each of the 15 deserving high school students has been granted to assist them in pursuing their aspirations beyond high school.


The Vexus Fiber Scholarship Program was established in 2018 to provide financial assistance to outstanding students who have demonstrated exceptional academic achievements, leadership qualities, and a commitment to making a positive impact in their communities. By investing in the educational pursuits of these talented individuals, Vexus Fiber aims to empower the next generation of leaders and innovators in Texas.


“We are thrilled to support these bright and ambitious students as they embark on their next journeys,” said Brian Borthwick, Director of Operations at Vexus Fiber. “At Vexus, we believe in the power of education to transform lives and communities. By providing these scholarships, we hope to alleviate some of the financial burdens associated with pursuing higher education and enable these students to reach their full potential.”


The winners of the 2024 Vexus Scholarship Program are Caytlin Black of Littlefield, Ki’Sha Brown, Alexis Hayden, Jimena Ornelas-Montes, Seth Sandoval, and Kadyn Tinajero of Pampa, Jordan Garza and Nicholas Ornelas of Colorado City, Carley Hutchison, Kelson Jones, and Hannah Shephard of Canyon, Lindsey Johnson of Abernathy, Tyler Parkinson and Cason Wood of Whitharral, and Brayden Wade of Smyer.


The scholarship funds can be used to cover various educational expenses, including tuition, books, fees, and other related costs. By providing financial assistance, Vexus Fiber aims to remove barriers to higher education and empower students to reach their career goals. Established under Chapter 74 of the Texas Property Code, the Vexus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $180,000 since its inception in 2018. The scholarships are awarded directly to the respective educational institutions where the students have been accepted.


Vexus Fiber extends its congratulations to all the scholarship recipients and wishes them continued success in their academic and professional endeavors. The company remains committed to supporting education and fostering the growth and development of rural communities across Texas.


For more information about Vexus Fiber and its scholarship program visit The next scholarship deadline for graduating 2025 seniors who wish to apply will be in February 2025.


Vexus Fiber currently operates fiber-to-the-home networks in Lubbock, Amarillo, Wichita Falls, Abilene, Rio Grande Valley, Laredo, Tyler, San Angelo, Nacogdoches, Huntsville and surrounding areas in Texas, as well as Hammond, Covington, Mandeville, Slidell, Lake Charles and Alexandria in Louisiana, and Albuquerque, New Mexico. The company is also building new networks in Borger and Denison, Texas, as well as Las Cruces and Santa Fe, New Mexico. Vexus is headquartered in Lubbock, Texas.

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