Pope John XXIII Central Catholic senior, Logan Henn was recently awarded admittance into the Raikes School of Computer Science and Management. Established in 1999 as a joint venture between the University of Nebraska – Lincoln’s College of Business Administration and the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, the Raikes School is an honors program with a mission to develop world-class innovators and leaders through honors education. Located inside the university’s Kauffman Center, the program offers a unique living and learning community that enables students to freely engage in collaborative project work via student residences, faculty offices, project work areas and meeting rooms.
Entrance to the school is a highly competitive process. Raikes School students are selected from the nation’s top high school graduates. The average ACT score for a student at the Raikes School is a 33.5, which helps the Raikes School draw the nation’s best and brightest minds to Lincoln. Students embark on a four-year core curriculum consisting of honors computer science, business and management topics, as well as leadership, team and communication skills development teachings.