“We are proud to announce the recipients of the foundation scholarships for 2009. Chad Bast was selected as one of five recipients from nearly 700 applications we received. We are also pleased to award this scholarship in a community served by AT&T. AT&T has supported the TTA Foundation for many years. And, I know they also support schools and community programs in many ways,” explained Bill Colston Jr., Chairman of the TTA Foundation Board.
James Lydon of AT&T added, “It is great to have Chad Bast of Beeville receive this scholarship! We have so many outstanding students in this community and I am proud to see one of them recognized with this scholarship from the TTA Foundation.”
The TTA Foundation is a non-profit foundaiton that was created to support and promote educational endeavors, specifically through the granting of scholarships to individuals in support of technological and educational advances in the field of telephony. Since its creation in 1984, the TTA Foundation has awarded more than $190,000 in scholarships to Texas students.