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Fraser Stryker is pleased to announce that on Wednesday, May 9, 2012, it awarded two college-level scholarships for the 2012-2013 school year through the Fraser Stryker Diversity Scholarship Program. This year’s recipients are Mikeisha Russell from Northwest Magnet High School who is going to UNO with an undergrad program in business administration and Catherine Lee from Burke High School who is going to the University of Nebraska -Lincoln with an undergrad program in business, political science and pre-law.

The purpose of the Program is to provide college tuition assistance for students of African-American, Asian, Latino, and Native-American origins from low-income families in the metro area interested in a career in law. Each scholarship is in the amount of $2,500 per academic year and can be used for tuition, fees, books, supplies, and equipment. In addition, Fraser Stryker Scholars have the opportunity to learn about the practice of law through a summer internship at the firm.

Formed in 1898, Fraser Stryker has grown to become a nationally recognized law firm of 50 lawyers who represent local, national and multinational clients in complex business transactions and litigation matters. Fraser Stryker attorneys participate actively in a wide array of community organizations.