NBAF awards $15K in scholarships to Nebraska college students
LINCOLN, Neb. -- The Nebraska Broadcasters Association Foundation (NBAF) has awarded $15,000 in scholarships to three students who are currently attending universities in Nebraska.
These students have aspirations to work in broadcasting upon their graduation.
These students have been awarded a NBAF scholarship for the 2022-23 academic year - Traetan Harimon, a UNK senior pursuing a major in Sports Communication; Skylee Nelson, a junior at UNL pursuing a dual major in Broadcasting and Sports Media & Communication; and Kylee Sodomka a UNL senior pursuing a dual major in Sports Media & Communication and Broadcasting.
Current NBA Board Chairman Dennis Brown, president/general manager of KCSR/KBPY radio in Chadron said, "The Nebraska Broadcasters Association Foundation is pleased to encourage students and future broadcasters across the state by the awarding of these scholarships. We wish this year's recipients well as they continue preparing to enter this exciting and rewarding career path in radio and television."
The NBAF offers scholarships to help students enrolled in radio and/or television broadcasting or broadcast journalism educational programs at designated colleges, universities or thecnical colleges in Nebraska.
Students meeting NBAF requirements were encouraged to apply, with a panel of NBA board members reviewing each application.
Scholarship levels are $5,000 - Marty Riemenschneider Scholarship, $3,500 - Dick Palmquist Scholarship, and $2,500 - NBA Foundation Scholarship.
The number of scholarships and total monetary amount awarded each year is at the discretion of the NBA board of directors based on application quality and quantity.