2010.04.29 > For Immediate Release
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2010 Scott Scholars Announced
Omaha - The following Nebraska high school students were awarded the Walter Scott Jr., Scholarship and University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) Regents’ Scholarship.
The Walter Scott, Jr. Scott Scholarship is the most prestigious scholarship extended by The Peter Kiewit Institute (PKI), University of Nebraska. The Scott Scholar Class of 2014 is comprised of 25 high school graduates across the state of Nebraska attending the university on a full-ride scholarship.
The Peter Kiewit Institute is a University of Nebraska-level institute that resides on the University of Nebraska at Omaha campus. A premier, 21st Century, high-technology learning and research institute, PKI is home to approximately 1,500 undergraduate and graduate students and 110 faculty from two University of Nebraska colleges: University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Engineering and University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Information Science and Technology (IS&T).
Kayla Caumeran, Omaha (Marian High School)
Aislyn Anderson, Papillion (Papillion-La Vista South High School)
Angela Gillespie, Omaha (Marian High School)
Chris Molini, Omaha (Creighton Prep High School)
David Lang, Bellevue (Bellevue East High School)
Ben Wicks, Omaha (Millard West High School)
Sara Robbins, Grand Island (Grand Island Senior High School)
Wyatt Suddarth, York (York High School)
Jamie Reitmeier, Gretna (Gretna High School)
Margaux Hoaglund, Papillion (Papillion-La Vista High School)
Jacob Partusch, Springfield (Platteview High School)
Matt Morhardt, Omaha (Millard West High School)
Andrew Reinke, Lincoln (Lincoln Christian High School)
Blake McNew, Omaha (Skutt Catholic High School)
Ryan Peters, Omaha (Millard North High School)
Sean West, Omaha (Omaha Christian Academy)
Emily Galas, Omaha (Papillion-La Vista High School)
Emily Divis, Omaha (Bryan Senior High School)
Justin Schmidt, Blair (Blair High School)
Noah Carpenter, Omaha (Omaha Northwest High School)
James Gehringer, Omaha (Daniel J. Gross Catholic High School)
Paul Weidner, Ralston (Ralston High School)
John Oerter, Hastings (Adams Central High School)
Noni Williams, Omaha (Duchesne Academy)
Scott Matson, Kearney (Kearney Catholic High School)
UNO is celebrating its 100th anniversary. The celebration recognizes the partnership among the City of Omaha, its citizens and UNO to build a vibrant and dynamic community. The centennial theme is “UNO: Central To Our City Since 1908.” This theme acknowledges the past contributions of UNO to the community and sets the stage for great things to come.
UNO, inaugurated in 1968, emerged from the Municipal University of Omaha, established in 1931, which grew out of the University of Omaha founded in 1908. For Centennial information, go to http://www.unomaha.edu/100/.
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