Local Amarillo education program places in finals during national competition

Local Amarillo education program places in finals during national competition

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.

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