Apply now for $40,000 in scholarships from The GVTC Foundation

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SMITHSON VALLEY, January 27, 2017 — Applications are now being accepted for The GVTC Foundation’s 2017 Ritchie T. Sorrells Scholarship for Leaders and the Ola Armstrong Scholarship. Each scholarship is worth $20,000 and available to qualified high school seniors residing in GVTC’s service area.

The GVTC Foundation is once again partnering with the New Braunfels Area Community Foundation, who will accept applications, screen and select the recipients. The winners will be recognized through a check presentation ceremony at GVTC headquarters.

To learn more about requirements for the Sorrells and Armstrong Scholarships, and to apply online, please visit Application deadline is Friday, February 17, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Questions or comments may be directed to Betty Taylor, NBACF Scholarship Coordinator, at, or (830) 606-9597.

About GVTC:

GVTC is an award winning fiber optics communications provider delivering high-speed Internet, digital cable TV, phone and interactive home security monitoring to residential and business customers in far north San Antonio, the Texas Hill Country and South Central Texas. GVTC offers Internet connection speeds up to 1 Gbps and symmetrical broadband connections, up to 100 Mbps.


GVTC’s wholesale carrier transport network delivers Ethernet data delivery between San Antonio, Austin, Dallas and Houston, with access to remote Texas markets. The company organized the GVTC GigaRegion®, a unique private-public partnership, with the cities of Boerne, Bulverde and Gonzales. The GVTC GigaRegion® markets the benefits of a fiber network, along with economic incentives, to compete for jobs and improve quality of life.


The company’s philanthropic arm, The GVTC Foundation, is celebrating more than a decade of charitable giving, with more than $2.2 million in contributions throughout GVTC’s service area.



Bruce Forey

Communications Manager

Office: 830.885.8394

Cell: 830.660.9112­­­