VAB Honors Tower Company With Snyder-Teffner Award

Prescott Towers recognized for excellence behind the scenes
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BURLINGTON, Vt.�The Vermont Association of Broadcasters will honor Prescott Tower Service Ltd. at its annual banquet Dec. 3, the VAB Voice reports

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Prescott Tower is based in Rutland, Vt., and is owned by Kim Meisinger, who will represent his company at the banquet.

The company�s dozen employees have been building and maintaining AM, FM and television towers since 1972, and the original owner, Donald �Sharky� Prescott, passed away earlier this year at age 84. He also helped to found WNVR(AM) in Poultney, Vt.

The Snyder-Teffner Award is jointly named for Hall Communications Engineer and VAB Treasurer Dennis Snyder and the late WCAX(TV) engineer and VAB President Ted Teffner, the organization says it recognizes �those who have demonstrated a career of excellence behind the scenes.�

Joe Tymecki was the 2015 recipient of this award.

A version of this article originally appeared on RW's website.

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