During the first quarter of 2008, the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) Foundation approved grants for 17 members of the SCTE, helping to fulfill the members’ educational goals:

Mike Abrosimoff, Cogeco Cable
Kenneth Branscum, Charter Communications
Ron (Jake) Colflesh, Armstrong Group of Companies
Abram Denzlinger, Cox Communications
Bill DesRochers, Time Warner Cable
Terry Dockery, Cox Communications
Patrick Dunn, Rogers Cable
Suzanne Holzer, Cox Communications
Tim Hults, NPG Cable
Brenda Jefford, Rogers Cable
David Keezer, University of Maine
Marshall Kurschner, Comcast Cable Communications
Ronald Penner, Cox Communications
Rosa Rosas, NPG Cable
Al Seevers, Comcast Cable Communications
Sandy Welbourne, Bresnan Communications
Randy Wells, Suddenlink Communications

The SCTE Foundation, which was founded in 2005 and began issuing grants in 2006, has now assisted more than 40 SCTE members with a combined total of approximately $70,000.

The SCTE Foundation recently announced that its Founding Donor Campaign raised donations and pledges totaling more than $225,000 from 75 participants. The campaign, which launched in the third quarter of last year and concluded April 1, sought funds from three general sources – corporations, SCTE Chapters and individuals.

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