Southeast Community College
received three checks totaling $15,000 on Nov. 15, proceeds from the 31st
annual Wells Fargo Nebraska Open golf tournament held Sept. 8-11 at Elks
Country Club in Columbus.
Nebraska Public Power
District Board of Director Gary Thompson presented the checks to Brett Bright,
Beatrice Campus executive director; Bev Cummins, Lincoln Campus executive
director; and Dr. Paul Illich, SCC president, during the November meeting of
the SCC Board of Governors. Ed Koster, Milford Campus executive director, was
unable to attend. Each of SCC’s Beatrice, Lincoln and Milford campuses will
receive $5,000 to go toward their scholarship funds.
Proceeds from the annual
tournament have surpassed $1.8 million in scholarship money for students
attending five community colleges within NPPD’s service territory over the past
31 years. SCC has received approximately $350,000 from the tournament since it
began. This year’s proceeds totaled $75,000 divided equally among the five
Endorsed and administered by the Nebraska Section of the
PGA and the Nebraska Golf Association, the tournament is coordinated by the
NPPD and has been held at the Elks Country Club in Columbus since 1992.