Monthly Archives: October 2012

Collegebound Nebraska

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Visit www.collegeboundnebraska.com for tips & videos to learn how collge is important and affordable. Prince Amukamara & Jordan Larson share info about this program on the Collegebound Nebraska channel on the YouTube video. You may also follow Collegebound Nebraska on Twitter, Facebook, & Tumblr for updates on the college planning process, campus updates, financial aid advice & more. Did you… Read more »

Financial Aid Night

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Please be reminded that EducationQuest’s Financial Aid Program will be held at LSW on November 13th @ 6:30 PM in the Auditorium. The hour long presentation will include info on college admissions, financial aid, scholarships, & the FAFSA completion.  Please click here for details.

EducationQuest’s Reminder’s for Juniors & Seniors

Seniors…it’s time to start the admissions process! College may still seem far off, but admission deadlines will start hitting this fall. Follow these steps to stay on track:  Contact your top colleges NOW and ask about deadlines and the process for applying for admission, college-based scholarships and financial aid.  Apply to your top 3-4 colleges before the deadline. Along with… Read more »

Cyberbullying & Internet Safety

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To view the interview with Ryan Halligan’s parents as they share with Oprah how bullying and cyberbullying resulted in the suicide of their son, please click here Did you know that 1 in 5 teens is sexually solicited online with 70% females being contacted and 30% males. Click Cyberbullying and Internet Safety to hear other information presented by Sgt. Jeromy… Read more »

Lincoln NAACP Banquet

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The Lincoln Branch of the NAACP will be holding its annual banquet on November 3rd, 2012. This event will be held at the Cornhusker Hotel, 333 South 13th Street. The social hour begins at 6pm and the dinner will start at 6:30pm.  The theme of this year’s banquet is “Your Power; Your Decision – VOTE”. The speaker will be Frank… Read more »

Cameron Effect: 7 Acts of Compassion

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Cameron Freeman, 21 years old, was killed tragically by a drunken driver in November 2010, but in his living days, Cameron wished for a better world. Out of his death arose the Cameron Effect, a season dedicated to compassion. December 7th was Cameron’s birthday. It is is historically known as Pearl Harbor Day, a day of violence, destruction, and war… Read more »

Buckle Excellence Scholarship Fund

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Since 1948, Buckle has been providing a place for young men and women with an interest in clothing, to dress, accessorize, and express themselves through their style! It has also been a place that has provided many people a rewarding, and fulfilling career. Now, through the Buckle Excellence Scholarship Fund, Buckle is providing a new kind of opportunity for young… Read more »

The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation Scholarship

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The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation offers scholarships that cover the cost of tuition, fees, and books for attendance at a public university or college in Nebraska. The scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis to first-time, entering freshmen who are residents of Nebraska and graduates of a Nebraska high school. However, there are a limited number of scholarships so the Foundation… Read more »

New Scholarship Updates

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Abbott & Fenner Scholarship Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with our scholarship program for the 6th year. We will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year. Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of our web site:  http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm.  The scholarship deadline is June… Read more »