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Feb. 22


MCC's Racquel Henderson 2021 Change Maker by the Greater Omaha Chamber

Omaha, Neb, Feb. 19, 2021 – Metropolitan Community College is pleased to join the Greater Omaha Chamber in celebrating Racquel Henderson as a 2021 Change Maker.  Henderson will be honored at this year’s virtual YP Summit, March 4-5.

“Change Makers are motivated, inspired individuals shifting the narrative for good,” said W. Todd Johnson, senior vice president, economic development, Greater Omaha Chamber. “We are thrilled to recognize this year’s honorees for their positive, social entrepreneurship and we join the full community in applauding the 2021 Change Makers in their drive to transform the world.”

As a college success navigator at MCC, Henderson works closely with students in helping them stay on track and reach their academic and career goals. Henderson was selected by a juried committee of young professionals who reviewed a record-setting number of applications and accomplishments. While YP Summit organizers point out they understand serving the greater good comes thanks to the energy of many, the team also acknowledges leadership is an important element to moving a community forward.

About the YP Summit 

YP Summit organizers strive to provide a positive experience that energizes young professionals, celebrates many points of view, expands networks and challenges attendees —all with the goal of extending our talents.

About Greater Omaha 

Greater Omaha is a No. 1 ranked up-and-coming-tech hotspot, a “top 10 best place to live on a $60,000 salary” and was named America’s No. 2 Best Small City by Resonance Consultancy. Greater Omaha is home to more than 30 communities and nearly one million people.

About the Greater Omaha Chamber 

The mission of the Greater Omaha Chamber is to champion a thriving business community and a prosperous region through visionary leadership and collaboration.

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Metropolitan Community College, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, is a comprehensive, public community college that offers affordable, quality education to all residents of Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties. Founded in 1974, MCC has the largest enrollment out of six community colleges in Nebraska and is the second largest postsecondary institution in the state. MCC serves more than 40,000 unique credit and noncredit students.