We are officially awarding our first South Florida Huskers Scholarship this year. If you know of a current UNL student or incoming freshman who has been accepted to UNL and lives in Florida, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 30, 2017 to qualify this year.
A BIG RED thank you to everyone that came out to our Taste of Nebraska event. We had a great turnout for Runza's, Valentino's, Dorothy Lynch and Lucky Bucket and Brickway beers. A very special thank you to the Gilbert's, Sarringar's, Shelly Loos, Kathy Schuh and the rest of the board members.
Thanks to Lucky Bucket Brewing and Brickway Brewing for helping with this event.
WATCH PARTY LOCATION
We are looking for a new watch party location. If you have a suggestion, please let us know.
SCHOLARSHIP FUND DONATION - Our scholarship fund is currently at $25,000 for our South Florida Huskers scholarship fund at the University of Nebraska Foundation. We met our goal and the rest is just added support for more scholarships to give. So, if you are interested in making a personal donation to our designated fund, click on this link http://nufoundation.org - which will direct you to the University of Nebraska Foundation web site and then click Make a Gift and search funds for "South Florida Huskers" and the South Florida Huskers Scholarship Fund will appear. Or write a check to University of Nebraska Foundation, 1010 Lincoln Mall, Suite 300, Lincoln, NE 68508 and specify fund #01118680.
RAFFLE INFORMATION. Raffle tickets can be purchased at the start of each game and the winning numbers are announced at half-time. You must be present to win. Anyone can donate items to our raffle, which helps us raise money for our scholarship fund at the University of Nebraska Foundation.
FLORIDA RESIDENTS IN NEBRASKA SPORTS:
FOOTBALL: Reuben Jones (Lakeland Lake Gibson); Boaz Joseph (Fort Lauderdale's Cypress Bay)
GOLF: Michael Colgate (Sarasota)
GYMNASTICS: Pinecrest's Antonio Castro
SWIMMING: Savannah Savitt (Tampa) and Allison Kopas (Fort Lauderdale)
TENNIS: Andrew Dzulynsky (Miramar), M'Balia Bangoura (Bradenton) and Jeannie Lozowski (Port St. Lucie)
TRACK & FIELD: Oliver Alexandre (Hallandale); Chanel Freeman (Hallandale); La'Kayla Harris (Miami Northwestern); Katrina Santiago (Ferguson); Lamisha Simmons (Hallandale)