LENRD Awards Four Scholarships To Further Education In Field Of Natural Resources

LENRD Awards Four Scholarships To Further Education In Field Of Natural Resources
Courtesy of LENRD. Major Nebraska river basins form the boundaries of the Natural Resources Districts (NRDs), enabling districts to respond best to local needs. The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District, all or parts of 15 counties in northeast Nebraska, strives to accomplish more while keeping local property taxes low.

NORFOLK – Area high school graduates recently received Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District scholarships.

According to a release from the LERND, $500 scholarships were given to graduating seniors, within the district, who are planning to further their education in a natural resources or agriculture related field.

The four graduates selected to receive the scholarships were Amanda Sellin of Norfolk, Levi Schiller of Scribner, Trevor Doerr of Creighton and Savannah Siebrandt of Stanton.

Amanda Sellin is a graduate of Norfolk Senior High School. She plans to attend Chadron State College and pursue a degree in Agricultural Law. Amanda is the daughter of Todd & Rhonda Sellin.

Levi Schiller is a graduate of West Point-Beemer High School. He plans to attend the University of Nebraska in Lincoln and major in Agricultural Education & Leadership. Levi is the son of Chris & Michelle.

Trevor Doerr is a graduate of Plainview High School. He plans to attend Northeast Community College in the fall to major in Mechanized Agriculture. Trevor is the son of Eric & JoBeth Doerr.

Savannah Siebrandt is a graduate of Stanton Community Schools. She will be attending Northeast Community College, majoring in Agriculture Education. Savannah is the daughter of Jason & Alisha Siebrandt.

LENRD Information & Education Specialist, Julie Wragge, said, “we’re happy to support students across our district who are furthering their education in the field of natural resources. We encourage all graduates to continue to protect and efficiently manage our natural resources for the future.”

More information can be found by reaching out to the LENRD at 402-371-7313 or visiting lenrd.org.