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May 4

May 4, 2018

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

CONTACT:

Derek Rayment

Public + Media Relations Manager

531-MCC-2876

darayment@mccneb.edu

mccneb.edu

 

MCC Board of Governors scholarship recipients announced

 

OMAHA, Neb. — More than 150 area high school students will receive the Metropolitan Community College Board of Governors Graduating Senior Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to graduating high school seniors from Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties. To be eligible, students had to possess a GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale, 3.43 on a 5.0 scale or be in the top 25 percent of their graduating class. 

 

The following students have been awarded the scholarship:

 

Accelere

Francisco Jose Gonzalez Banos, Omaha; Abdinur Muqtar, Omaha. 

 

Bellevue East High School

Nicholas Dunn, Bellevue, Nebraska; Tyler Quinn, Omaha. 

 

Bellevue West High School

Kyla Balaberda, Bellevue, Nebraska; Madeline Breathnach, Bellevue, Nebraska; Amberly Brtek, Bellevue, Nebraska; Brittney Brtek, Bellevue, Nebraska; Emily Cain, Papillion, Nebraska; Cedric Johnson, La Vista, Nebraska; Brianna Kelly, Bellevue, Nebraska; Amanda Kost, Bellevue, Nebraska; Leslie Ramos, Bellevue, Nebraska; Amelia Rice, Bellevue, Nebraska; Luis Sanchez-Romo, Bellevue, Nebraska; Andrew Sautter, Bellevue, Nebraska; Tia Thompson, Bellevue, Nebraska. 

 

Omaha Benson High School Magnet

Kweh Htoo, Omaha; Bae Meh, Omaha; Paw Zay, Omaha. 

 

Blair High School

Ashley Morrison, Blair, Nebraska; RiLeigh Salsbury, Blair, Nebraska; John Sheets, Blair, Nebraska. 

 

Boys Town High School

Kaitlyn Richards, Omaha. 

 

Bryan High School

Giovanna Contreras-Silva, Omaha; Edgar Estrada, Omaha; Emily Gates, Bellevue; Kassidy Hart, Omaha; Sophie Irakoze, Omaha; Eulalia Juan Sebastian, Omaha; Emily Niday, Omaha; Gavyn Ogg, Bellevue; Nicole Ostrander, Omaha; Francisco Salazar, Bellevue; Emma Tanner, Ralston. 

 

Burke High School

Nathan Anliker, Omaha; Katelynn Cheung, Omaha; Kayla Galvez, Omaha; Conner Huber, Omaha; Britten Johnson, Omaha; Halima Mohamud, Omaha; Minh Phan, Omaha; Diego Rosillo Roman, Omaha; Elisa Torres-Fuentes, Omaha; Emily Troxel, Omaha; Naomi Turner, Omaha; Hope White, Omaha. 

 

Central High School

Aiyana Dickson, Omaha; Kristian Harris, Omaha; Seamus Kilroy, Omaha; Nicholas Kueny, Omaha; Shania Tostenson, Omaha; Caitlyn Weedin, Omaha; Amanda Wheeler, Omaha. 

 

Douglas County West High School

Dawson Martin, Valley, Nebraska. 

 

Elkhorn High School

Alyssa Frederickson, Omaha; Madelyn Koelzer, Omaha; Tanner Sackett, Omaha. 

 

Elkhorn South High School

Alexandrea Ehle, Omaha; Corey Lehn, Omaha. 

 

Fort Calhoun High School

Zachory Imig, Fort Calhoun, Nebraska; Connor Linnenbrink, Omaha. 

 

Fremont High School

Miranda Hernandez, Fremont, Nebraska; Nairoby Manriquez Rojas, Fremont, Nebraska; Lexus Mueller, Fremont, Nebraska. 

 

Gretna High School

James Anderson, Gretna, Nebraska; Alexis Burkhardt, Gretna, Nebraska; Tyler Harpenau, Gretna, Nebraska; Taylor Linsea, Gretna, Nebraska; Ashley Monismith, Gretna, Nebraska; Troy Scheer, Omaha; Tim Weimer, Gretna, Nebraska; Lizabeth Wewel, Gretna, Nebraska; Melanie Zeigle, Omaha. 

 

Home School

Brandon Batchelor, Omaha; Rebecca DeWilde, Omaha; Nora Ellis, Omaha; Karina Fiscaletti, Kennard, Nebraska; Holly Fitzgerald, Omaha; Rebekah Heywood, Omaha; Therese Jarecki, Omaha; Emily Jensen, Omaha; Sam Keel, Papillion, Nebraska; Liz Kelly, Omaha; Marissa Klein, Papillion, Nebraska; Thomas Knutson, Omaha; Rachel Lawson, Papillion, Nebraska; Gillian Majorek, Omaha; Sarah McCombs, Papillion, Nebraska; Gabrielle Miller, Omaha; Megan Miller, Omaha; Erin Nelson, Papillion, Nebraska; Madelyn Olds, Bellevue, Nebraska; Rebekah Plummer, Omaha; Brian Sheridan, Omaha; Mary Shimerdla, Omaha; Austin Shippy, Omaha; Emma Wagner, Bellevue, Nebraska; Jarrod Wendt, Ralston, Nebraska; Rose Werther, Bellevue, Nebraska. 

 

Marian 

Kaylie Ewing, Omaha; Kyleigh Gall, Omaha. 

 

Mercy High School

Elizabeth Ronayne, Bellevue, Nebraska; Laura Salerno, Omaha. 

 

Millard North High School

Lindsey Fridrich, Omaha. 

 

Millard South High School

Zach Hill, Omaha. 

 

Millard West High School

Alyssa Thompson, Omaha; Megan Williamsen, Omaha. 

 

North Bend Central High School

Joseph Bautista, North Bend, Nebraska. 

 

Omaha North High Magnet School

Rachel Cramer, Omaha; DaKeisha Hymond, Omaha; Madeline McPeck, Omaha. 

 

Northwest High Magnet School

Cody Butcher, Omaha; Kayla Castro, Omaha; Hope Francis, Omaha; Michael Smith, Omaha. 

 

Papillion-La Vista High School

Quentin Graves, La Vista, Nebraska; Tyler Hrupek, Bellevue, Nebraska; Cortney Johnson, La Vista, Nebraska; Alexis Kajdasz, La Vista, Nebraska; Jenna Lance, La Vista, Nebraska; Dang Nguyen, Omaha; Mia Pearson, La Vista, Nebraska; Grace Ramsey, Bellevue, Nebraska; Johnny Rosenbalm, Bellevue, Nebraska; Hailee Sluga, Papillion, Nebraska; Rachael Stawniak, La Vista, Nebraska. 

 

Papillion-La Vista South High School

Trevor Gaede, Bellevue, Nebraska; Kyra Haight, Papillion, Nebraska; Eleanor Marek, Papillion, Nebraska; Leah Petersen, Papillion, Nebraska; Kathleen Pettit, Papillion, Nebraska; Mark Vanderloo, Papillion, Nebraska. 

 

Platteview High School

Bennett Slater, Omaha. 

 

Roncalli Catholic High School

Gwyneth Ashley Velasco, Omaha; Justin Weisner Davis, Omaha. 

 

Scribner-Snyder

Dalton Miller, Scribner, Nebraska

 

Omaha South High Magnet School

Barbara Barrientos, Bellevue, Nebraska; Anna-Marie Castro, Omaha; Sonia Dimayuga-Ramirez, Omaha; Monserrat Gutierrez, Omaha; Graciela Lopez, Omaha; Diana Lopez-Gonzalez, Bellevue, Nebraska; Maelvy Medina-Lira, Omaha; Elizabeth Mejia-Narciso, Omaha; Nanci Melgoza, Omaha; Asael Mendez, Omaha; Gabriel Orozco-Garcia, Omaha; Joanna Preciado Alvarez, Omaha; Heriberto Ramirez-Gonzalez, Omaha; Laura Ramirez-Juan, Omaha; Karyme Sosa-Martinez, Omaha. 

 

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Metropolitan Community College, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, is a comprehensive, public community college that offers affordable, quality education to all residents of Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties. Founded in 1974, MCC has the largest enrollment out of six community colleges in Nebraska and is the second largest postsecondary institution in the state. MCC serves more than 40,000 unique credit and noncredit students.