Suicide prevention organization gets national honor
Out of the Darkness, a second-year student organization at UNL formed by chemical engineering major Shelby Williby, finished among the nation's best in raising funds via a suicide awareness walk.
The group finished fifth among campuses nationwide, raising $25,000 during its 2016 event. An award was presented to Nebraska representatives during the 2017 American Federation for Suicide Prevention Chapter Leadership Conference, which was in January in Orange County, California.
- Lincoln Journal Star article on April 2017 OOTD walk
- Complete story on OOTD award
- Life in Engineering video: Williby discusses motivations for career, forming OOTD
- April 2016 walk raises $25,000 for suicide prevention
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