LINCOLN – The NE Chamber today announced the recipients of six, $2,000 scholarships named for past Nebraska Business Hall of Fame honorees.
2021 scholarship winners include:
Students must be a sophomore or junior in a business-related field, show demonstrated leadership in extracurricular activities, and maintain at least a 3.0 grade point average to be considered.
“Nebraska has a rich history of self-made, innovative, civic-minded business leaders,” said NE Chamber President Bryan Slone. “I can think of no better environment than the Nebraska Business Hall of Fame ceremony to recognize and introduce some young, emerging leaders who we hope will carry on that tradition.”
The students will be recognized at a virtual gathering on Monday, May 17, at 11:30 a.m. CDT. To help celebrate their educational success, register at web.nechamber.com/events or contact the NE Chamber at 402-474-4422.
Also on May 17, the following business leaders will be inducted into the Nebraska Business Hall of Fame: Bill & Elaine Biggs of LI-COR Biosciences in Lincoln; Howard L. Hawks of Tenaska in Omaha; and Tom Henning of Cash-Wa Distributing Co. in Kearney.
The Nebraska Business Hall of Fame Scholarship Foundation was established in 1997 to recognize and support Nebraska’s next generation of business leaders while honoring the achievements of Nebraska’s more established entrepreneurs and business owners. Since 1997, the Foundation has awarded $214,000 in scholarships to 107 students in business-related fields. Learn more at https://www.nechamber.com/nebraska-business-hall-of-fame-scholarship-program.html.