Julia Ettwein works at an
assisted living facility as a resident care coordinator. However, her dream is
to become a nurse, and she is on track to do that through Southeast Community
“I was drawn to SCC because
of the affordable schooling that is provided,” Ettwein said. “I was excited for
the scholarship, and it’s good to know that my hard work and dedication is not
going unnoticed. It will help me pay off the student loan that I needed to buy
all the nursing books!”
Ettwein, a Practical Nursing
student from Beaver Crossing, is one of four SCC students who received
scholarships from the College and Community Service Organization during a
breakfast banquet on April 27 at the Lincoln Campus.
The $400 scholarships are
awarded to non-traditional students who achieve a 3.0 grade-point average or
higher, complete 24 credit hours and declare a program of study. They must also
complete an essay about their future plans.
Other students receiving CCSO
scholarships are Joe Lenser, an Electrical & Electromechanical Technology student
from Norfolk; Jenna Kempkes, an Early Childhood Education student from Lincoln;
and Michael Mata, a Culinary/Hospitality student from Lincoln.
“The scholarship will help me
because ever since I started going to school, I am also putting (in) less hours
at work,” Lenser said. “It feels great to win a scholarship. I feel that anyone
can achieve their goals in the helpful environment the school and community
Alumnus Aaron Young of
ChefauChef was the featured speaker.