Kody Potter, an Automotive
student at Southeast Community
College, is one of three students who received $1,000 scholarships
this spring from the Nebraska Rod & Custom Association.
Potter, from Lincoln, is in the Automotive Technology program on
SCC's Milford Campus. He is a member of the engine building team.
His father has been a transmission specialist for 20 years in
Lincoln, and Potter hopes to open a general repair shop in Lincoln
with his father.
Whitney, from O'Neill, rebuilt restored and "hot-rodded" a 1974
Chevrolet Nova. He is being sponsored in SCC's GM ASEP program by a
dealership in O'Neill.
Christopher Lundquist of Hastings, who has enrolled at Central
Community College, is the other recipient.
Twenty-two students applied for the NRCA scholarships this year.
After a review of the applications, eight students were interviewed
in early April. Scholarship committee chairman Rich Blum said the
quality of the applicants was exceptional, making it difficult to
select those to be interviewed and ultimately receive the
The NRCA was able to fund three scholarships this year. However,
it is working with another source to award a fourth scholarship in
the NRCA's name.