College Programs Help Pay N.D.'s Debt To Returning Veterans

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Starting college after five years in the Army was an adjustment for Josh Lueck.

“I was really nervous coming back to school,” said Lueck, a North Dakota State University student. “I struggled right away.”

Lueck, now 26, said even though he did well in high school, launching his college career after being out of school for five years was intimidating. And he found he had little in common with his 18- and 19-year-old classmates.

“I think part of it was kind of feeling out of place,” said Lueck, a criminal justice major.

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