AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - No Limits, No Excuses, a local Amarillo education program, was a finalist in a national Education Innovation Prize competition in San Francisco.
On Monday, No Limits, No Excuses was honored as a runner-up for a national education competition hosted by Lumina Foundation.
The program officer, Leeann Kossey Overstreet, NLNE received $5,000 to scale the program’s efforts to develop an app to connect students in Amarillo with the community in order to help more people earn post-high school degrees.
Lumina challenged various organizations around the nation to submit solutions that could help more adults develop the skills they need to work in a changing economy.
Finalists pitched their ideas in front of an audience as well as investors, foundation partners and business leaders, where NLNE was the runner-up.