2014 NACO Scholarship Recipient Bios

Twelve children of county officials and employees have been chosen to receive $1,000 NACO scholarships. The recipients are graduating seniors who plan to continue their education in Nebraska. NACO began its scholarship program in 1999.

 

Molly Burbach
NAME Molly Burbach
PARENTS Dean and Suzanne Burbach
COUNTY POSITION Dean is a Wayne County Commissioner
HIGH SCHOOL Wayne High School
COLLEGE Wayne State College
MAJOR Music Education
Clay Cohon
NAME Clay Cohon
PARENTS Lisa and Tom Cohon
COUNTY POSITION Lisa is an Assistant Clerk for Brown County
HIGH SCHOOL Ainsworth High School
COLLEGE University of Nebraska - Lincoln
MAJOR Physics
Ian Fuchtman
NAME Ian Fuchtman
PARENTS Jim and Jody Fuchtman
COUNTY POSITION Jim is a Knox County Supervisor
HIGH SCHOOL Creighton Community Schools
COLLEGE Univerity of Nebraska - Lincoln
MAJOR Mechanized Engineering
Benjamin Hostetler
NAME Benjamin Hostetler
PARENTS Lori and Kevin Hostetler
COUNTY POSITION Lori is the Banner County Clerk
HIGH SCHOOL Banner County High School
COLLEGE University of Nebraska - Lincoln
MAJOR Economics
Heather Knapp
NAME Heather Knapp
PARENTS Carol and Bob Knapp
COUNTY POSITION Carol is the Deputy Madison County Clerk
HIGH SCHOOL Madison High School
COLLEGE Clarkson College
MAJOR Physical Therapist Assistant
Marlee Lupher
NAME Marlee Lupher
PARENTS Debra and Kris Lupher
COUNTY POSITION Debra is a Legal Secretary for the
Scotts Bluff County Attorney's Office
HIGH SCHOOL Gering High School
COLLEGE University of Nebraska - Kearney
MAJOR Comprehensive Exercise Science, Fitness and Wellness
Robert Morrissey
NAME Robert Morrissey
PARENTS Roger F. and Cindy Morrissey
COUNTY POSITION Roger is the Douglas County Assessor
HIGH SCHOOL Creighton Prep
COLLEGE University of Nebraska - Omaha
MAJOR Peter Kiewit Institute
Sara Pinkelman
NAME Sara Pinkelman
PARENTS Randy and Vicky Pinkelman
COUNTY POSITION Randy is a machine operator for the
Cedar County Road Department
HIGH SCHOOL Hartington Public School
COLLEGE University of Nebraska - Omaha
MAJOR Business, Accounting
Megan Pohlen
NAME Megan Pohlen
PARENTS Kim and Jane Pohlen
COUNTY POSITION Kim is a Security Guard in the Lancaster County Sheriff's Office
HIGH SCHOOL Pius X High School
COLLEGE Bryan College of Health Sciences
MAJOR BSN
Kara Riggle
NAME Kara Riggle
PARENTS Kristina and Kevin Riggle
COUNTY POSITION Kristina is Deputy County Clerk in the
Register of Deeds office for Jefferson County
HIGH SCHOOL Fairbury Junior-Senior Highschool
COLLEGE University of Nebraska - Lincoln
MAJOR Pre-Veterinary Medicine
Riley Ruzicka
NAME Riley Ruzicka
PARENTS Stacey and Rick Ruzicka
COUNTY POSITION Stacey is the Hall County Board Assistant
HIGH SCHOOL Grand Island Northwest High School
COLLEGE University of Nebraska - Omaha
MAJOR Computer Engineering
Kayla Stenger
NAME Kayla Stenger
PARENTS Julie and Jeff Stenger
COUNTY POSITION Julie is the Lincoln County Assessor
HIGH SCHOOL Maxwell Public School
COLLEGE University of Nebraska - Kearney
MAJOR Early Childhood Education