Optus Awards Scholarship to Gunner Darnell in Honor of Adam Harrington | Press Release

July 10, 2023

 JONESBORO, ARKANSAS (July 10, 2023) — Optus, a leading cloud advisory and IT services company, has announced Gunner Darnell as the recipient of the 2023 Optus Family Scholarship in honor of Adam Harrington. Gunner, a recent graduate of Junction City High School in Kansas, has been involved in several community service organizations and earned a 3.8 GPA. Gunner is the child of Travis Darnell, a System Support Technician at Optus.

The scholarship, worth $1,000 per semester, will be renewed for up to three more years as long as Darnell maintains eligibility. To qualify, Gunner has to be a full-time undergraduate student with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and the child or grandchild of a current Optus employee.

“We are honored to offer this benefit to our employees while paying tribute to the memory of Adam Harrington. Gunner is an exceptional example of the qualities we value at Optus—and the qualities embodied by Adam,” according to Founder and Chief Customer Officer Mark Duckworth.

Adam Harrington was the child of Neal and Rhonda Harrington, formerly of Jonesboro. Adam was a graduate of Nettleton High School and was attending the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. Neal Harrington was a long-term employee of Optus who recently relocated to the Hot Springs area.

Optus is proud to support its employees and their families and looks forward to watching Gunner Darnell succeed in his academic and career pursuits.


About Optus

Optus is a cloud advisory and IT service delivery company designed to advance today’s hybrid workplace. With over three decades of experience, we provide a vendor-neutral approach to technology—from core communications to the full ecosystem of CX technologies—including hardware, software, connectivity, cloud advisory services, and IT support. Through our unique integration of people, processes, and technology, we elevate productivity, scalability, and uptime for Fortune 1000 companies across the US.

Optus exists to simplify the complex, and we do so by delivering customer-first technology advisory services and single-source IT service delivery.

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