By Andi Bourne

Potomac teacher receives First Rural Educator Stipend


August 11, 2022

Kennedy Kuhn

Geoff Feiss and Charlotte Lauerman with BroadbandMT, formerly known as the Montana Telecommunications Association, Potomac Teacher Abby Stitt and Blackfoot Telecommunications Employee Kina Kuhn at the awards ceremony held at Missoula College Aug. 3.

MISSOULA - BroadbandMT (dba, the Montana Telecommunications Association-MTA) awarded its first annual rural educator stipend to Abby Stitt, fourth/fifth grade teacher at Potomac Elementary School. Stitt will receive $1,500 annually from the MTA's Rural Education Fund for three years. Additionally, Blackfoot Communications is matching MTA's stipend for Stitt for a total of $9,000.

MTA represents locally owned, community-based broadband providers serving rural Montana.

"MTA's member companies understand the importance of maintaining vibrant schools in rural Montana. These companies have been...

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