2012 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.

 

Cameron Aitken
NAME Cameron Aitken
PARENTS Tim and Cindy Aitken
COUNTY POSITION Tim is the Howard County and Sherman County Surveyor
HIGH SCHOOL Centura Public High School
COLLEGE University of Nebraska Lincoln
MAJOR Nutrition Science
Alyssa Blair
NAME Alyssa Blair
PARENTS Scott and Beth Blair
COUNTY POSITION Scott is a Pierce County Deputy Sheriff
HIGH SCHOOL Pierce High School
COLLEGE University of Nebraska Kearney
MAJOR Biology / Pre-Med
Ty Elsner
NAME Ty Elsner
PARENTS Marcy Sekutera and Edward Elsner
COUNTY POSITION Marcy is the Sherman County Clerk
HIGH SCHOOL Loup City High School
COLLEGE University of Nebraska Kearney
MAJOR Athletic Training
Alyssa Ferrazzon
NAME Alyssa Ferrazzo
PARENTS Jere and Kathleen Ferrazzo
COUNTY POSITION Jere is a Douglas County Health Inspector
HIGH SCHOOL Millard North High School
COLLEGE University of Nebraska Omaha
MAJOR Bioinformatics
Jessica Gehr
NAME Jessica Gehr
PARENTS Joseph and Jodi Gehr
COUNTY POSITION Joseph is a Lancaster County Deputy Sheriff
HIGH SCHOOL Lincoln Southeast High School
COLLEGE Nebraska Wesleyan University
MAJOR Business Administration
Brooke Langemeier
NAME Brooke Langemeier
PARENTS Scott and Karen Langemeier
COUNTY POSITION Karen is the Office Manager at the Polk County Extension Office
HIGH SCHOOL Cross County High School
COLLEGE University of Nebraska Lincoln
MAJOR Engineering
Kurt Lawler
NAME Kurt Lawler
PARENTS Karla A. Lawler and David Lawler
COUNTY POSITION Karla is a clerk in the Keith County Assessor's Office
HIGH SCHOOL Ogallala High School
COLLEGE University of Nebraska Lincoln
MAJOR Architecture
Morgan Malander
NAME Morgan Malander
PARENTS Ronda and Ken Malander
COUNTY POSITION Ronda is the Nance County Treasurer
HIGH SCHOOL Fullerton High School
COLLEGE University of Nebraska Lincoln
MAJOR Biology / Pre-Med
Riley Racicky
NAME Riley Racicky
PARENTS Dennis and Mary Racicky
COUNTY POSITION Dennis is an Operator for Greeley County
HIGH SCHOOL Greeley Wolbach High School
COLLEGE University of Nebraska Kearney
MAJOR Agribusiness and/or Industrial Distribution
Colby Schildt
NAME Colby Schildt
PARENTS George and Julie Schildt
COUNTY POSITION Julie is the Morrill County Clerk of the District Court
HIGH SCHOOL Bridgeport High School
COLLEGE University of Nebraska Kearney
MAJOR Industrial Technology
Andrew Vinton
NAME Andrew Vinton
PARENTS George and Lori Vinton
COUNTY POSITION George is the Hooker County Attorney
HIGH SCHOOL St. Patrick High School
COLLEGE Doane College
MAJOR Undecided
Payton Wragge
NAME Payton Wragge
PARENTS Byron and Shannon Wragge
COUNTY POSITION Shannon is the Pierce County Clerk
HIGH SCHOOL Pierce High School
COLLEGE University of Nebraska Kearney
MAJOR Major in Biology, Minior in Business Administration