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 4.02 and average placement in the top 12 percent of their graduating classes. Representing 17 different high schools, they come from eleven cities spanning three states.
The following students are members of the 2019 freshman cohort:
|Jacob De La Montanya||Sioux Falls, SD||Lincoln|
|Morgan Dickey||Papillion, NE||Home School|
|Liberty Donahoe||Omaha, NE||Elkhorn|
|Lexie Faber||Aurora, NE||Aurora|
|Wendy Forlemu||Lincoln, NE||Lincoln Northeast|
|Samantha Greenfield||Omaha, NE||Millard West|
|Kai Harris||Omaha, NE||Elkhorn South|
|Dustin Hovanec||Blair, NE||Blair|
|Lydia Johnson||Columbus, NE||Columbus|
|Samuel Kennedy||Omaha, NE||Platteview|
|Julia King||Omaha, NE||Omaha Burke|
|Jack Lorkovic||Omaha, NE||Elkhorn South|
|Ryan Mack||Omaha, NE||Millard North|
|Joel Mancino||Elkhorn, NE||Elkhorn South|
|Isaac McCoy||Lincoln, NE||Lincoln Lutheran|
|Edvin Ortiz||Lexington, NE||Lexington|
|William Scheopner||Omaha, NE||Home School|
|Madison Schwarz||Columbus, NE||Lakeview|
|Kelli Smith||Bellevue, NE||Bellevue West|
|Matthew Ziegler||Luverne, MN||Luverne|
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 2020 cohort will be accepted starting October 2019.
For more information, visit cba.unomaha.edu/scholars or contact Bethany Hughes, program director: 402.554.3192 or firstname.lastname@example.org.