Six Lincoln students are among 20 Nebraskans who will share nearly $118,000 in renewable Reaching Your Potential scholarships awarded by the EducationQuest Foundation.
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EducationQuest awards Reaching Your Potential scholarships twice a year to Nebraska students who have overcome significant obstacles to attend college. Applicants are referred by community agencies and schools statewide. Since the program was developed in 2000, EducationQuest has awarded $5.3 million in scholarships to 486 Nebraskans.
EducationQuest Foundation is a nonprofit organization with a mission to improve access to higher education in Nebraska. Headquartered in Lincoln, EducationQuest provides free college planning services, need-based scholarship programs, college access grants for high schools, college access resources for middle schools, and outreach services for community agencies. For more information, visit EducationQuest.org or call 402-475-5222.
About 30 people came to the Lincoln Board of Education to oppose its latest back-to-school plan that requires masks for children under 12, who aren”t yet eligible to be vaccinated.
Gov. Kay Orr told UNL Chancellor Ronnie Green that the language of a statement opposing an anti-critical race theory resolution was “inflammatory and beneath the dignity of your office.”
“The facts are not red or blue,” Jake Bogus said. “And they shouldn”t be used as a narrative from politicians or angry parents.”
A mix of voices and opinions — and rowdy applause and jeers — filled a spacious Nebraska Innovation Campus conference room during Friday”s public comment.