» Four Nebraska students have been awarded $500 scholarships from the Nebraska Logistics Council. The scholarships are given to students who plan to further their studies in specialties related to transportation, distribution and logistics.
Samuel Behlen of Malcolm High School, Nicholas Behrends of the University of Nebraska at Kearney, Jacob Hogancamp of Millard West High School and Trevor O’Dell of Central Community College in Hastings received the scholarships.
» Joleen Kastens of Lincoln has been awarded at $5,000 Royal Neighbors of America’s New Horizons scholarship. Royal Neighbors of America, based out of Rock Island, Ill., has been granting scholarships to its members since 1961. The organization’s philanthropic efforts focus mainly on changing women’s lives.
» Kailee Pedersen, 17, of Lincoln has been named a 2013 Davidson Fellow and will receive a $25,000 scholarship. Pedersen, who attends Columbia University, will receive the scholarship at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 28.