Scholarship program celebrates anniversary


By Jackson Booth, Reporter

In light of its 40th anniversary, the Goodrich Scholarship Program held an invitation-only anniversary event on Nov. 2. 

The program has helped over 1,400 students since its start in 1972. State Sen. Glenn Goodrich’s budget amendment offered students who planned on attending UNO a merit and need based, first of its kind scholarship program. It offers financial aid to students for tuition, fees and textbook vouchers. It emphasizes cultural and intellectual diversity at all levels of the community – local, state, national and global.