FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 1, 2019
Altice USA Sponsors Elementary Science Olympiad Tournament in Lenoir County
(Raleigh, NC) –North Carolina Science Olympiad is pleased to announce Altice USA, one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the U.S. with internet, TV and phone services under the Suddenlink brand, as the presenting sponsor of the Lenoir Science Olympiad tournament for elementary students. Science Olympiad is a rigorous academic science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) competition that elevates learning to the level of enthusiasm typically reserved for sports. Altice USA representatives will be on hand to present winning teams with trophies and medals.
“Support and sponsorship from regional partners like Altice USA encourages early STEM education which we know is so important to sparking passions and interests in many different fields,” remarked NCSO Executive Director Kim Gervase. “Together, we will work toward ensuring all students have access to STEM education which is critical to building real-world problem-solving skills.”
“By partnering with North Carolina Science Olympiad, we are helping young innovators acquire the skills to make their dreams of the future a reality. Altice USA is committed to supporting the next generation of STEM leaders in the local communities we serve, ” said Spencer Walston, Regional Vice President of Market Engagement at Altice USA.
North Carolina Science Olympiad (NCSO) is a nonprofit organization with the mission to attract and retain the pool of K-12 students entering science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) degrees and careers in North Carolina. Every year, NCSO hosts tournaments on university, community college, and public school campuses across the state. In 2018, approximately 18,000 students in 75 counties participated in NCSO activities. Learn more about NCSO at www.sciencenc.com.
About Altice USA
Altice USA (NYSE: ATUS), the U.S. business of Altice N.V. (Euronext: ATC, ATCB), is one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States, delivering broadband, pay television, telephony services, proprietary content and advertising services to approximately 4.9 million residential and business customers across 21 states through its Optimum and Suddenlink brands.
North Carolina Science Olympiad sponsors include North Carolina State University, Cree, BASF, SAS, PhRMA, Duke Energy, Lord Corporation, and General Dynamics.
Jennifer Park, Altice USA, (929) 418-4015 ext. 84015, firstname.lastname@example.org