NCKCN is proud to announce the Kids Connect Program in North Central Kansas. The program is spearheaded by Brent Cunningham, Vice President and Manager of Cunningham Telephone & Cable (CTC). NCKCN is a NCRPC affiliate. Working with CTC and area schools, the program provides free Internet access during the COVID-19 crisis to student rural households that did not have Internet to finish out the school year with their respective schools. Rolling Hills Electric Cooperative, Inc. also provided utility poles at households with challenges to access the NCKCN Fixed Wireless. Kids Connect school district participants include: Belleville USD 109, Beloit St. Johns, Beloit USD 273, Concordia USD 333, Courtland Pike Valley USD 427, Mankato Rock Hills USD 107, and Miltonvale Southern Cloud USD 334.
This article appeared in the May 2020 NCRPC Newsletter.