Awards and Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIPS

2018-19 Scholarship Application

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION…
The Nebraska Association of County Extension Boards (NACEB) Scholarship Program includes the following: 
  • One $1000 scholarship at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) or in the College of Education and Human Sciences (CEHS) for an incoming student (freshmen or transfer student). 
  • One $1000 scholarship for a current student (sophomore or higher) enrolled in CASNR or CEHS.
 Note: NACEB may suspend this scholarship program at any time.
 
REQUIREMENTS AND EXPECTATIONS…
It is expected that each scholarship recipient make at least one presentation to a community, high school, or 4-H group discussing the importance of continuing one’s education at the post-secondary level, the positive experiences and benefits of studying in CASNR/CEHS and encouraging others to study in CASNR/CEHS.
 
Each recipient of this scholarship will be invited to attend the NACEB Annual Meeting and to speak to the members , briefly outlining her/his academic progress, career plans, and observations of her/his experiences in CASNR/CEHS.
 
If unable to attend, a written report is an alternative. An effort will be made by NACEB to assist each recipient with travel to the meeting. This support could be in the form of offered transportation with other attendees or reimbursement of mileage at the discretion of NACEB.
 
SELECTION OF SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS…
The entire application, review, and award process of the NACEB Scholarship Program will be overseen by the Dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) and the Dean of the College of Education and Human Sciences (CEHS) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
 
Tiffany Heng-Moss, Associate Dean
College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
PO Box 830702, UNL East Campus
Lincoln, NE 68583-0702
 
Application materials must be received by March 16, 2018.
If you have any questions, please contact our office at 402-472-2201.
 


NACEB AWARD WINNERS

2017
Business/Business Person: Bone Creek Museum of Agrarian Art, Anna Nolan & Allen Covault. Butler County.
Support Staff:  Mary Lou Steffen. Cedar County
Young Adult:  Ryan Sedlacek. Douglas/Sarpy Counties
Volunteers:  Mary Larsen. Washington County

2016

Outstanding Young Adult Award: Craig Hruska, Butler County
Outstanding Support Staff Award: Deanna Peshek, Clay County
Outstanding Volunteer: Suzanne Nielsen, Kearney County
Outstanding Business: Bar S Veterinary Clinic, Randy Schawang
 
2015
Outstanding Young Adult Award: Hannah Schroeder, Fremont
Outstanding Support Staff Award: Colleen Peterson, Broken Bow
 

2014

Volunteer Awards

  • Dr. Paul & Caroline Oltjenbruns, Knox County
  • Cheryl Retherford, Saline County

Outstanding Young Adult Award: Grace (Farley) Troupe – Lancaster County

Outstanding Support Staff Award: Rose Mary Deprez, Buffalo County
 

2013

Volunteer Award: Ron Suing, Lancaster County

Business Award:  Oak Creek Sporting Club
Terry Kriz & Kriz Family, Butler County
Outstanding Young Adult Award: Jackie Knobbe, Cumming County

2012
Support Staff Award: Gordon Hanson, North Platte, NE
Volunteer Award: Daryle Urwiler, Pender, NE
Business Award: Geneva State Bank, Geneva, NE
Outstanding Young Adult Award: Stephanie Scharf, Lincoln, NE

2011
Support Staff Award: Donna Kircher, McCook, NE
Volunteer Award: Doug Kershner, David City, NE
Business Award: Nadine Hagedorn, West Point, NE
Outstanding Young Adult Award: Katie Frenzen, Fullerton, NE

2010
Support Staff Award: DeAnn Epley, Fullerton, NE
Volunteer Award: Dan Barret, York, NE
Business Award: Bob Kobza, Kobza Auction, Bellwood, NE
Outstanding Young Adult Award: Paige Bek, Curtis, NE

2009
Support Staff Award: Nancy Greckel, Waco, NE
Volunteer Award: Virginia Grafton, Wilsonville, NE
Business Award: Ab Christensen, Pawnee City, NE
Outstanding Young Adult Award: Michelle Odvody, Seward, NE

2008
Support Staff Award: Sandy Bongers, Brainard, NE
Volunteer Award: Darlene Overleese, Riverton, NE
Business Award: Julie Zahn, Common Threads, Syracuse, NE
Outstanding Young Adult Award: Tyson Fiscus, Coleridge, NE

 


Scholarship Winners

NACEB SCHOLARSHIP WINNERSNACEB sponsors two annual scholarships. They are: One $1000 scholarship at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln college of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) or in the College of Education and Human Sciences (CEHS) for an incoming student (freshmen or transfer student). One $500 scholarship for a current student (sophomore or higher) enrolled in CASNR or CEHS.

2015 – 16
$1000 – Savannah Schafer, Nehawka, Agricultural Education
$500 – Emily Manning, Crete, Family & Consumer Science Education
2014 – 15
$1000 – Megan Pallas, Stromsburg
$500 – Taylor Hart, Bassett
2013 – 2014
$1000 – Chrisinda Scheideler, Scotia, NE
$500 – Kayla Busboom, Pickrell, NE

2012 – 2013
$1000 – Aman Miller, Ravenna, NE
$500 – Kayla Busboom, Pickrell, NE

2011 – 2012
$1000 – Alyssa Dye, Alliance, NE
$500 – April Lutz, Benkelman, NE

2010 – 2011
$1000 – Tyler Wichmann, Palmer, NE
$500 – Carmen Warner, Arapahoe, NE

2009 – 2010
$1000 – Landon Bloedorn, Wisner, NE
$500 – Bailey Kobs, Blaire, NE

2008 – 2009
$1000 – Micaela Rezac, Raymond, NE
$500 – Melissa Pearmann, Mullen, NE