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 fourth cohort since the program began in 2015.
Collectively, these incoming freshmen boast an average high school GPA of 4.09 and placement in the top 15 percent of their graduating classes. Representing 18 different high schools, they come from fourteen cities spanning four states.
The following students are members of the 2018–2019 freshman cohort:
|Collin Bailey||Lincoln, NE||Lincoln Pius X|
|Barbara Barrientos||Bellevue, NE||Omaha South|
|Dominic Donnay||Omaha, NE||Millard North|
|Owen Finn||Omaha, NE||Omaha Burke|
|Madeline Foreman||Arlington, NE||Arlington|
|Emily Galloway||Olathe, KS||Olathe Northwest|
|Kaleb Heckens||Omaha, NE||Millard North|
|Alexandra Hiscock||Bennington, NE||Bennington Public|
|Judson Hixson||Randolph, NE||Randolph|
|Alexander Hughes||Bellevue, NE||Daniel J. Gross|
|Luke Jensen||Omaha, NE||Millard North|
|Dawson Kramer||Blair, NE||Blair|
|Alexandra Lopez||Bellevue, NE||Bellevue West|
|Catelynn Neville||Omaha, NE||Millard South|
|Courtney Palmer||Penacook, NH||Merrimack Valley|
|Elizabeth Quinn||Lake Elmo, MN||Home School|
|Rachelle Rice||Nebraska City, NE||Nebraska City|
|Lilly Swanson||St. Paul, NE||St. Paul Public|
|Madison Tabor||Walton, NE||Waverly High School|
|Jacob Weber||Gretna, NE||Gretna|
CBA Scholars receive financial support — a minimum $4,000 annual scholarship, awarded over four years, for a total of $16,000 — 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 2019–2020 cohort will be accepted starting October 2018.