Monthly Archives: September 2013

Young Arts

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Young Arts identifies the next generation of arts, including actors, dancers, filmmakers, musicians, photographers, singers, visual artists, & writers who are in Grades 10-12 or Ages 15-18 & eligible for awards of up to $10,000 per student, master classes, scholarships, career opportunities, & be recognized as a US Presidential Scholar of the Arts. For more info & to apply, visit… Read more »

The Hagan Scholarships

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The Hagan Scholarships are for high achieving students in need of financial assistance in order to attend college. These students will graduate from a public high school located in an eligible state and in a county having fewer than 50,000 residents. The Free Workshops and Schwab Brokerage Account are integral parts of the Hagan Scholarship. Photos of some of the… Read more »

2013 Yale Educator Award: Dr. Simpson-Kirkland

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Congratulations to Dolores Simpson-Kirkland, guidance counselor at Lincoln Southwest High School, who has been honored as a recipient of the 2013 Yale Educator Award. The nominations are made by matriculating students. Of 210 nominees, Dr. Simpson-Kirkland was one of the 90 honorees chosen for the award. To learn more about Dr. Simpson-Kirkland, please click here.

2014 Profile in Courage Essay Contest

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2014 Profile in Courage Essay Contest Challenge yourself to write the next profile in courage. Click here to learn more. Students are encouraged to participate in the 2014 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest. The contest provides a unique opportunity to integrate lessons in history, writing, and current events while addressing national standards in social studies and language… Read more »

SCC Trades & Industry Career Connections Fair

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Southeast Community College will be hosting a Trades & Industry Fair on Tuesday, October 15, 10 am – 12 noon on the SCC Lincoln campus, 8800 O Street.  This event allows employers to connect with SCC students about job openings.  However, it also provides an excellent opportunity for students to network with businesses as they learn about their educational expectations,… Read more »

Yale Young Global Scholars Program

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Yale University is now accepting applications for the Yale Young Global Scholars Program, which will bring together talented rising high school juniors and seniors from the United States and around the world to live and study at Yale for two weeks in the summer of 2014. Now in its 13th year, the Yale Young Global Scholars Program features intensive undergraduate-level… Read more »