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July 18

July 18, 2017

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

CONTACT:

Derek Rayment

Public + Media Relations Manager

531-MCC-2876

darayment@mccneb.edu

mccneb.edu

 

Reception to award area students full-tuition scholarships

 

OMAHA, Neb. — Metropolitan Community College will host a scholarship reception for Board of Governors scholarship recipients on Thursday, Aug. 17, at 5:30 p.m. inside the Institute for the Culinary Arts on the College’s Fort Omaha Campus, 32nd and Sorensen Parkway. The scholarships will be awarded to outstanding high school seniors based in Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties. 

 

Students receiving scholarships demonstrated academic success in cumulative GPA or by high rank in their graduating class. Additionally, applicants had to submit an essay regarding their future aspirations. The MCC award covers tuition and charges for two years (eight consecutive quarters) for up to 18 credits per quarter. 

 

The MCC Board of Governors represents five districts, with one member at-large. The board governs the College, sets policy, approves the budget and sets the local College tax levy. 

 

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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.