SEC FORM 4 SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Koontz Richard L Jr

(Last) (First) (Middle)
PO BOX 459

(Street)
EDINBURG VA 22824

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
SHENANDOAH TELECOMMUNICATIONS CO/VA/ [ SHEN ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
04/02/2018
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common 04/02/2018 A(1) 13.8889 A $36 30,924.1665 D
Common 52 I By Son
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Explanation of Responses:
1. Shares received in lieu of director fees.
Raymond B Ostroski Attorney in Fact for Richard L Koontz Jr 04/02/2018
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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POWER OF ATTORNEY


Know all by these present,that the undersigned hereby constitutes
and appoints each of Christopher E. French and Ray Ostroski, signing
singly, the undersigned's true and lawful attorney-in-fact to:
(1) execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigned's
capacity as an officer and/or director of Shenandoah
Telecommunications Company 
(the "Company"), Forms 3, 4 and 5 in accordance with Section 16(a) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the rules thereunder;(2) do and
perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned that may be
necessary or desirable to complete and execute any such Form 3, 4 or 5,
complete and execute any amendment or amendments thereto, and timely file
such form with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and
any stock exchange or similar authority; and (3) take any other action of
any type whatsoever in connection with the foregoing that, in the opinion
of such attorney-in-fact, may be of benefit to, in the best interest of, or
legally required by, the undersigned, it being understood that the documents
executed by such attorney-in-fact on behalf of the undersigned pursuant to
this Power of Attorney shall be in such form and shall contain such
 terms and
conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in such attorney-in-fact's
discretion. The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact
full power and authority to do and perform any and every act and
thing whatsoever requisite, necessary or proper to be 
done in the exercise of any of the rights and powers
herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the
undersigned might or could do if personally present, with full power
of substitution or revocation, hereby ratifying and confirming
all that such attorney-in-fact, or such attorney-in-fact's substitute or
substitutes, shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of this
power of attorney and the rights and powers herein granted.
The undersigned acknowledges that the foregoing attorneys-in-fact,
in serving in such capacity at the request of the undersigned, are
not assuming, nor is the Company assuming, any of the undersigned's
responsibilities to comply with Section 16 of the Securities Exchange
Act of 1934. This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and
effect until the undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3,
4 or 5 with respect to the undersigned's holdings of and transactions
in securities issued by the Company, unless earlier revoked by the
undersigned in a signed writing delivered to the foregoing
attorneys-in-fact.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of
Attorney to be executed as of this 16th day of April, 2013.

Signature: /s/ Richard L Koontz Jr

Print Name: Richard L Koontz Jr