High school and college students across the country have been impacted in major ways due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Graduates are facing the prospect of a graduation with no ceremony and no celebration. In response to requests made by UBTech and the Uintah and Duchesne County School Districts; STRATA Networks and V6 Media (wholly owned subsidiary of STRATA Networks) have agreed to provide coverage of local graduation events to assist educational partners and the community.
Director of Marketing for STRATA, Tyler B. Rasmussen, stated that the company “is happy to facilitate a virtual graduation for our community education partners and graduating seniors. Combining STRATA’s robust broadband network with the video and streaming capabilities of V6 Media is a great way to capture and preserve these unique events and make them available to the friends and relatives of graduating seniors who are not able to be here in person. ”
“Bringing community and technology together is what we love to do. Our local schools and students have been and will continue to be a valued aspect of our programming and storytelling efforts. The opportunity to be involved and assist with the graduations, particularly during this challenging time, is rewarding and a natural extension of our commitment to the communities we serve,” stated Dale Allred, Video Operation Supervisor at V6 Media.
UBTech President, Aaron Weight stated, “Our partners, today’s technology leaders at STRATA Networks and V6 Media, make virtual solutions a reality. As a technical college, we will be utilizing the technology of today to recognize the future leaders of tomorrow.”
“We are overwhelmed with the amount of support from our community members and community businesses. STRATA Networks and V6 Media have gone above and beyond helping Uintah High School celebrate our seniors. We are excited to have them be such a big part of our graduation celebration on May 22,” stated Uintah High School Principal, Sharon Shipton.
Each graduation ceremony will be available for viewing on channelv6.com and will remain on the site as a video-on-demand asset for viewers to watch anytime in the future. The schedule of graduation events is listed here:
- Altamont High School: Friday May 22, 7:00 p.m.
- Duchesne High School: Friday May 22, 6:00 p.m.
- Tabiona High School: Thursday May 21, 7:00 p.m.
- Uintah High School Celebration: Friday May 22, 5:30 p.m.
- Union High School: Friday May 22, 7:00 p.m.
- UBTech: Wednesday May 6, 6:00 p.m.
“We sympathize with our local graduates as they will not be experiencing a traditional celebration of their accomplishments, but we hope that through the support of STRATA and V6 Media the graduates and their families will have lifelong memories of these notable events. We appreciate the opportunity to work as community partners to provide these services to our local graduates and their friends and family and we congratulate them on their accomplishments and wish them the best of luck on their future endeavors,” stated CEO/General Manager Bruce H. Todd.
For more information, please contact Tyler Rasmussen at 435-622-5007, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
STRATA NETWORKS is the leading telecommunications provider in the Uintah Basin, providing advanced voice, broadband, television, and nationwide wireless services. The company is headquartered in Roosevelt, Utah with a coverage area extending into a tri-state region, serving over 60,000 customers. STRATA celebrates over 60 years of technology expertise, exceptional customer relations, and a devout corporate social responsibility to its community. The company functions as a local cooperative, in which customers can also become member owners of the company who may receive patronage dividends and participate in company voting processes. More information is available at www.stratanetworks.com.
V6 Media is a Utah-based video production and media agency specializing in cinematic corporate films, brand development, and marketing strategy. Their passion is bringing your brand’s story to life by creating high-quality videos that are authentic, emotional, and inspiring. V6 Media is located in Vernal, Utah, and their team is made up of visionaries, creatives, and strategic thinkers with a passion for producing high-quality films and marking plans for clients in Utah and beyond. More information is available at http://v6.media/