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Jan. 9

*** MEDIA ALERT *** MEDIA ALERT *** MEDIA ALERT *** MEDIA ALERT ***

 

Jan. 9, 2019

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

CONTACT:

Derek Rayment

Public + Media Relations Manager

531-MCC-2876, office

402-960-0697, cell

darayment@mccneb.edu

mccneb.edu

 

Media alert: Johnny Rodgers Scholarship luncheon to be held Monday

 

What: Metropolitan Community College will host a luncheon for approximately 40 MCC student recipients of the Johnny Rodgers Career and Technical Education Scholarship. Johnny Rodgers will serve as the keynote speaker for the event.

When: Monday, Jan. 14 at 11:30 a.m.

Where: Swanson Conference Center inside the Institute for the Culinary Arts, Fort Omaha Campus, 32nd Street and Sorensen Parkway.

 

Background: The Johnny Rodgers Career and Technical Education Scholarship is awarded to students pursuing a degree in career and technical education programs at MCC. Recipients can use the scholarship for tuition, fees and books. Scholarships are generally offered during the spring and fall quarters. The Johnny Rodgers Foundation annually sponsors The Jet Award, bestowed to the best collegiate football return specialist. Partial proceeds go towards the Johnny Rodgers Career and Technical Education Scholarship.

 

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Metropolitan Community College, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, is a comprehensive, public community college that offers affordable, quality education to all residents of Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties. Founded in 1974, MCC has the largest enrollment out of six community colleges in Nebraska and is the second largest postsecondary institution in the state. MCC serves more than 40,000 unique credit and noncredit students.