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Briggs awarded scholarship

The Nebraska State College System (NSCS) recently awarded over 100 Board of Trustee Scholarships to graduating high school seniors from Nebraska. A Board of Trustee (BOT) Scholarship provides full tuition for recipients and is worth nearly $17,000 over four years.
Justin Briggs of Grant was awarded a scholarship to Chadron State College.
The Board of Trustees Scholarship recipients are Nebraska residents who have earned a score of 25 or higher on the ACT or a score of 1700 on the SAT college entrance exams. The recipients also provide written recommendation letters from high school teachers or administrators.
In recognition of the achievement of the scholarship recipients, the NSCS invited the students and their families to attend the annual scholarship luncheon in Lincoln on April 11. The presidents of the three colleges introduced the students and their families in attendance.

Poppe receives excellence award

The “Applauding Excellence” event at the University of Nebraska at Kearney recently recognized students who have been strong contributors to the campus community.
Brooke Poppe of Grant received the Leadership Legacy Award.
“Applauding Excellence” is a program that recognizes the work of student organizations and student leaders. The event was sponsored by the Office of Student Life and the Division of Student Affairs.
Students are nominated for the awards by students, staff or faculty members. Award recipients received a plaque.
Established in 2012, the Applauding Excellence ceremony continues to recognize the meritorious efforts of the university’s talented student leaders and student organizations.

Hasenauer receives award, internship

Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s Social Sciences Department recognizes three students as they receive prestigious awards and internships. The students honored include Josi Hasenauer, Wallace.
Hasenauer, a social science education major, was selected to serve as a Congressional Intern for U.S. Sen. Mike Johanns of Nebraska for the summer of 2014. Hasenauer will work in the offices of Sen. Johanns learning about federal budget setting processes, policy making and law making. She will reside with other congressional interns in Washington, D.C.