Kennedy Buck

Kennedy Buck Awarded Mediacom $1,000 World Class Scholarship


Mediacom Communications has announced the selection of recent Prophetstown High School graduate Kennedy Buck as a recipient of the company’s World Class Scholarship Program.
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The $1,000 scholarship recognizes the Prophetstown resident for excellence in leadership and academics.

“Mediacom understands how important it is to invest in future leaders like Kennedy,” said Senior Director of Area Operations at Mediacom, Beau Hicks. “I’m proud that our company commits financial support annually to talented local students with the Mediacom World Class Scholarship Program. We congratulate all Class of ’24 graduates, and particularly celebrate Kennedy for her outstanding achievements.”

This year marks the 23rd consecutive year Mediacom has funded World Class Scholarships for students who live in areas where the company delivers high-speed broadband and digital video services. Mediacom annually selects 60 graduating seniors who each receive scholarships to support their post-secondary education. Recipients must attend an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or technical school within the United States.

Buck plans on attending Rock Valley College in Rockford to play volleyball and basketball while studying Elementary School Counseling.

About Mediacom Communications

Mediacom Communications Corporation is the 5th largest cable operator in the United States and the leading gigabit broadband provider to smaller markets primarily in the Midwest and Southeast. Through its fiber-rich network, Mediacom provides high-speed data, video and phone services to over 1.3 million households and businesses across 22 states. The company delivers scalable broadband solutions to commercial and public-sector customers of all sizes through Mediacom Business and sells advertising and production services under the OnMedia brand. More information about Mediacom is available at

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