Tag: El Campo

The Young Family Foundation Awards 2021 Scholarships

The Young Family Foundation — the nonprofit organization founded by the owning family of YK Communications — proudly announces its 2021 scholarship recipients.  These six students reside in the YK Communications broadband Internet and voice service area and recently graduated from high school. Each plans to attend an accredited college or vocational school located in the state of Texas. We…

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YK Communications reflects on Hurricane Harvey 2017

‘Most resilient and storm-resistant network:’ YK Communications reflects on experience of Harvey

As hurricane season is upon us, we sat down with YK Communications (YKC) General Manager Bill Rakowitz to reflect on the team’s experience during Hurricane Harvey in 2017: “Hurricane season is always an anxious time for a communications provider. Ten years ago, our priority was to do everything possible to keep telephone voice services operational as long as possible during…

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ECISD schools and admin building get connected via fiber optic network by YK Communications.

YK Communications Partners With El Campo ISD on Fiber Project to Benefit School, Students, and the Community

YK Communications is currently building a private fiber project for El Campo ISD to connect the following campuses: Hutchins Elementary, Myatt Elementary, Northside Elementary, El Campo High School, and the administrative offices. This project, scheduled to be completed by the end of July 2019, will allow for more bandwidth between campuses and enable El Campo ISD to upgrade their network…

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The Young Family Foundation Awards 2018 Scholarships

The Young Family Foundation — the nonprofit organization founded in 2000 by YK Communications owners Raymond Young, Royce Young, and Paula Young Kacer — proudly announces its 2018 scholarship recipients: • Haylie Hicks, Janaya Carrasco, and Stephanie Kocian of Ganado High School • Shelbie Hendrix and Sanae Brandes of Louise High School • Malorie Aguilera of Tidehaven High School • Miguel Moreno…

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El Campo, TX Organizations Receive 2017 Young Family Foundation Grants

Each year, the Young Family Foundation accepts grant applications and carefully selects recipients for community grants. The Young Family Foundation is pleased to announce the 2017 recipients out of El Campo, TX: El Campo Volunteer Fire Department – $2,500 El Campo ISD (for technology) – $1,500 Over the past 50 years, YK Communications has been locally owned and operated by the Young family…

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The Young Family Foundation Awards $1 Million in Local Grants and Scholarships

Local non-profit has served students in Ganado, Louise, Tidehaven, and El Campo with $1 million in educational funding The Young Family Foundation is thrilled to announce that they have awarded a total of $1 million in scholarships and grants, a major milestone for an organization that continues to serve students. The Young Family Foundation is a local non-profit organization that…

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