Each Friday the Lead Up Seniors will share a bit of their journey through the last days of high school and the leap into college. We hope you’ll follow along for the ups, downs, triumphs and stresses of this amazing time.
And the winner is…..
We’re wrapping up the school year and as you can see, our leaders are hard at work preparing to ace their finals! Last week, at our last Tuesday afternoon session for the year we asked them to give us their top picks for the first schools-out day for the summer. Catching a MOVIE was the runaway winner. Shout out to..Read More
It’s a flashback kind of day! Seems like just yesterday that our 2018 leaders were planning their next steps and heading off to college and now, they are finishing their first year. Congratulations to Nakia (pictured below at NWU) and all of our talented collegians. We’re looking forward to the summer break and catching up with you.
We have had so much to celebrate lately, and this #finishlinefriday is another red letter day. Congratulations to Senior Leader Maddy who has received a TeamMates scholarship, and just 24 hours before, earned an impressive medal for her outstanding competitive culinary accomplishments from Skills USA.
Guess who received a Buffett Scholarship? We couldn’t be prouder of our Senior Leader Mary, who shared the wonderful news with us today. A big, bright achievement recognizing all of Mary’s hard work. What a terrific #FinishLineFriday for Mary and Lead Up staffer Aubrey, who coached and encouraged her through the process. WAY TO GO, MARY!
Finding a college
Determining which college is right for you can be tough, but talking to a current student or alum can help – and that’s exactly what Mary, who is trying to decide between UNL and Wesleyan, did. “The experience I had speaking with Ruth, a current Wesleyan student, was amazing. I couldn’t be happier to get a better taste of what..Read More
And the award goes go…
So excited to announce that our Leader, Anthony has been selected to receive the Billy Michal Student Leadership Award from The National WWII Museum. The Billy Michal Student Leadership Award is given annually to one student from each state who demonstrates the American Spirit in his or her community. Anthony will join his fellow awardees and represent Nebraska in New..Read More