ValuNet Fiber to Award $3,000 to Help Students Dream Bigger

Award to support STEM project for K-12 school or organization 

Feb. 25, 2021 – Emporia, Kansas – Schools and organizations serving K-12 students in Emporia have the  opportunity to win $3,000 to fund their science, technology, engineering or math project or club as part  of ValuNet Fiber’s annual “Dream Bigger” social media campaign.  

K-12 schools and organizations can enter to win simply by sharing a photo and written entry outlining  how the money will be used to fund their technology project – whether for equipment, competition  fees, field trips or otherwise – and how it benefits students. The winning entry will receive a $3,000  award.  

“The diverse and innovative ways students in the communities we serve utilize technology both inside  and outside of the classroom is impressive and paves the way for our future,” said Trish Niemann, Senior  Director of Corporate Communications. “In an increasingly digital world, made more evident during the  Coronavirus pandemic, we are excited to see how technology is helping students dream bigger, and we  want to do our part to help make those dreams happen.”  

Entries will be accepted from March 1 through March 19 at Five finalists will be  selected by ValuNet and the winner will be determined by public voting from March 22 through March  31. The finalists – as well as the school or organization selected to receive the award – will be  highlighted on ValuNet’s social media channels, including Facebook.  


About ValuNet Fiber
ValuNet Fiber is a leading broadband communications provider and part of the Cable One family of brands, which  serves more than 950,000 residential and business customers in 21 states. ValuNet provides Emporia, Kansas  consumers with a wide array of connectivity and entertainment services, including all-fiber high-speed internet  and advanced Wi-Fi solutions, cable television and phone service.  

Tammy Gabel
Communications Manager