OMAHA – Twenty high-achieving students will begin their college careers in Omaha this fall as members of the College of Business Administration (CBA) Scholars Academy.
Designed for business students studying at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO), the CBA Scholars Academy is welcoming its third cohort since the program began in 2015.
Collectively, these incoming freshmen boast an average high school GPA of 3.95 and placement in the top 13 percent of their graduating classes. They represent 15 different high schools and hail from four Midwestern states.
The following students are members of the 2017–2018 cohort:
|Colten Adams||Orchard, NE||Creighton Community|
|Christina Becker||Omaha, NE||Millard West|
|Rachel Brader||Omaha, NE||Millard North|
|Isaac Cruz-Vital||Omaha, NE||Omaha South|
|Samantha Estivo||Wichita, KS||Wichita Collegiate|
|Christian Hanus||Omaha, NE||Westside|
|Megan Henderson||Omaha, NE||Millard South|
|Cade Linville||Randolph, NE||Randolph|
|Riley Lyon||Columbus, NE||Lakeview|
|Marina Madrigal||Omaha, NE||Bellevue East|
|Faviola Martinez-Perez||Omaha, NE||Omaha South|
|Samuel McDermott||Omaha, NE||Millard West|
|Colten Moshier||Duluth, MN||Marshall|
|Karina Navarro||Omaha, NE||Omaha South|
|Chase Reed||Silver City, IA||Treynor Community|
|Jaqueline Reyes Gadea||Omaha, NE||Omaha South|
|Matthew Smith||Papillion, NE||Creighton Preparatory|
|Brad Stuthman||Omaha, NE||Elkhorn South|
|Erik Tena||Schuyler, NE||Schuyler Central|
|Parker Thompson||Salem, NE||Falls City|
CBA Scholars receive financial support — a minimum $2,500 annual scholarship, awarded over four years, for a total of $10,000 — mentoring from business professionals, hands-on leadership opportunities, an international travel experience, and other personal and professional development programming.
The Academy selects students who demonstrate commitment, passion, character, generosity, initiative and academic excellence. Applications for the 2018–2019 cohort will be accepted starting October 15, 2017.
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