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May 10, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) is currently accepting applications for the 2021-2022 Third District Youth Advisory Council and encourages high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors to submit their applications by July 15th.

The Third District Youth Advisory Council is a forum for students to share opinions, thoughts, and concerns with Congressman Smith about local and federal issues throughout the school year. This group provides students the opportunity to discuss the concerns of young Nebraskans and give their input on issues facing our country. 

March 25, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith, in conjunction with the offices of U.S. Senators Deb Fischer and Ben Sasse, will host the 2021 Virtual Third District Service Academy Open House on Thursday April 8, 2021. 

This event is an opportunity for young people in Nebraska to learn more about the U.S. service academies and other opportunities for military service. High school and college students interested in military opportunities, as well as their families, are encouraged to attend.

Virtual Third District Service Academy Open House

March 4, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) invites high school students from across Nebraska’s Third District to submit their artwork for the 2021 Congressional Art Competition by Friday, March 19.

“The Congressional Art Competition is an opportunity for young Third District artists to showcase their talents in the U.S. Capitol,” said Rep. Smith. “I look forward to partnering with the Nebraska Art Teachers Association to review this year’s submissions.”

February 25, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) joined a bipartisan group of colleagues in cosponsoring a resolution celebrating National Future Farmers of America (FFA) Week as the week of February 20-27, 2021. The resolution recognizes the important role of the National FFA Organization in providing educational and career opportunities to students. The resolution celebrates more than 50 years of National FFA Alumni and Supporters with more than 8 million alumni worldwide and more than 760,000 members across the United States.

November 24, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) today announced the winner of the 2020 Congressional App Challenge for the Third District of Nebraska. The winning app will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol and featured on www.House.Gov.
 

May 12, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) today announced the winners of the 2020 Congressional Art Competition for the Third District of Nebraska. 

Artwork by the first place winner will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol. The runners-up will have their art displayed in Rep. Smith’s Washington, D.C., Grand Island, and Scottsbluff offices.  Smith worked with the Nebraska Art Teachers Association to coordinate the competition. 

August 22, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) is currently accepting nomination packets for nomination to the U.S. Military Academy (West Point, New York), U.S. Naval Academy (Annapolis, Maryland), U.S. Air Force Academy (Colorado Spring, Colorado), U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (Kings Point, New York), and the U.S. Coast Guard Academy (New London, Connecticut). 

April 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) is currently accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Third District Youth Advisory Council and encourages rising juniors and seniors to submit their applications by June 28.

The Third District Youth Advisory Council is a forum for high school juniors and seniors to share opinions, thoughts, and concerns with Congressman Smith about local and federal issues throughout the school year.  This group provides students the opportunity to discuss the concerns of young Nebraskans and give their input on issues facing our country. 

March 6, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) announced Tuesday from the floor of the House of Representatives the introduction of H.R. 1472 to reclassify and rename Homestead National Monument in Gage County, Nebraska as a National Historical Park.

October 26, 2018 Column

As I travel the Third District and visit our schools, I never cease to be amazed at the intelligence and drive of our students. Their informed curiosity over key issues facing our country has left a particularly strong impression on me this summer and it is this curiosity I seek to nurture through my outreach efforts.