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PEGTV seeks applicants for $2000 Courcelle Scholarship

Two Rutland County high school seniors who exhibit a high level of proficiency and intend to pursue post-secondary education at an accredited college, university or trade school have the opportunity to receive a $2000 scholarship.

The Rutland PEGTV Courcelle Scholarship honors the memory of Joe Courcelle for his pioneering work for Public Access Television in Rutland. He was an active member of the original board of directors, a dedicated independent producer and an integral part of the establishment of Rutland PEGTV.

A special selection committee will review the written applications and interview potential candidates. Applications have been sent out to Rutland County high schools for distribution to interested candidates and are due by May 1, 2019, with personal interviews conducted in mid-May.

Anyone interested in receiving an application may contact their high school guidance office, visit, or call Bryn Doan, Channel 20 Program Coordinator, Rutland PEGTV at 747-0151.

PEGTV is Rutland County’s public access television station comprised of Comcast Channels 15, 20 and 21 and VTel channels 163, 164, and 165 and is available throughout Rutland County to all cable subscribers. Streaming programming, hyper-local weather forecasts, and video on demand services are also available online at

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