The Career Education Foundation of Nebraska (CEFN) has awarded scholarships to five Nebraska secondary career education students this year. Scholarship recipients were recognized at the Nebraska Career Education Conference on June 6 in Kearney. This year’s scholarship recipients include:
Sally Moore, a recent graduate of Fillmore Central High School, who has received an Outstanding Secondary Career and Technical Education Student award. CEFN is providing a $1,000 scholarship for Sally to attend Creighton University to pursue a degree and major in biochemistry.
Sally is a leader in her community, school and state. She has taken many businesses courses at her school, guiding her through FBLA, where she has served a three-year presidency of her local chapter, as well as president of the Nebraska State FBLA. She has qualified for the national competition all four years.
Sally earned a perfect score on the W!SE Personal Finance Literacy Certification Test. Last fall, Sally and three other students won first place out of 349 Nebraska teams in the Finance Challenge sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank. Sally ranks first in her class, is a four-year honor roll student and is leader of the National Honor Society. She completed 17 hours of college coursework before graduation.
Sally is an active volunteer in the community and also works after school at a daycare. She will utilize her business education at work and in her daily life. Sally plans to pursue a degree and major in biochemistry and to specialize in infectious diseases. CEFN will provide a $1,000 scholarship for Sally to pursue her degree at Creighton University.