Press Release

November 8, 2018

OUTSTANDING LEADERS RECEIVE AWARDS AT NEBRASKA ENTREPRENEURSHIP BEST PRACTICES SUMMIT

The Nebraska Entrepreneurship Task Force (NETForce) and the Nebraska Enterprise Fund presented special awards to three Nebraskans recognized for their leadership in entrepreneurship advocacy and entrepreneurship education during the Entrepreneurship Best Practices Summit that took place in York, NE on October 30th.

The Summit focuses on enhancing the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Nebraska through networking, sharing what works, and highlighting Big Ideas in entrepreneurship.

  • Outstanding Service Award: Steve Bors, Director of the Southeast Community College Entrepreneurship Center
  • Outstanding Entrepreneurship Educator of the Year: Jeanette Kleppinger, Westside Community Schools
  • Gregg Christensen Nebraska Entrepreneurship Distinguished Service Hall of Fame Award: Tom Field, Director of the Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Photos are available using the following link.

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1HqHckvPdGQdqQHSxuk-elKLxdHorsfOW

More information on Entrepreneurship Education is available at https://www.education.ne.gov/entreped/

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David Jespersen
Public Information Officer, Nebraska Department of Education
402-471-4537
david.jespersen@nebraska.gov
@NDE_News