Two Suddenlink Initiatives Win Beacon Awards

Suddenlink’s Do Your Part, Drop by Drop water conservation program in Midland, Texas, and the YMCA-Suddenlink Corporate Cup Challenge fitness and fundraising event in Amarillo, Texas, have earned 2013 Beacon Awards.  The Beacons honor excellence in cable communications and public affairs.

Our Midland team’s program won in the Community Relations category for like-sized cable systems. The Amarillo team was named best in the Events and Observances category for like-sized cable systems.

Beacon Awards are presented by the Association of Cable Communicators (ACC). Winners were honored at the ACC’s annual conference this week in New York City.

Amarillo Students Promote Cyber Safety

Suddenlink and the Amarillo, Texas, Independent School District recently announced winners in their annual online safety poster contest. This year’s theme was “I help stop Cyberbullying by…” Winners were chosen in both middle and elementary schools.First-place was awarded to Bowie Middle School students Eddie Castro and Adrian Ocho (pictured with Suddenlink’s Jennifer Gillespie) and to Western Plateau Elementary students Christian Valenzuela and Ethan Doan.

Second-place was awarded to De Zavala Middle School students Zac Zimmer and Curry Price, and to Western Plateau Elementary students Jasmine Conner and Katelyn Williams.

The winners were awarded prizes and their posters will be included in a 30-second public service announcement (PSA) televised on various channels offered by Suddenlink in Amarillo in February 2012.