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 sixth cohort since the program began in 2015.
Collectively, these incoming freshmen boast an average high school GPA of 4.09 and average placement in the top 12 percent of their graduating classes. Representing 18 different high schools, they come from fifteen cities spanning four states.
The following students are members of the 2020 freshman cohort:
|Samuel Beard||Elkhorn, NE||Elkhorn|
|Alyssa Bell||Pleasant Dale, NE||Milford|
|Josie Blake||Lawton, IA||East|
|Sydney Burnett||Council Bluffs, IA||Abraham Lincoln|
|Calli Carlson||Osceola, NE||Osceola Jr-Sr|
|Emma Daniels||Bellevue, NE||Bellevue West|
|Meagan Dauel||Waverly, NE||Waverly|
|Olga Delgado||Omaha, NE||Omaha South|
|Noah Grot||Dixon, IL||Dixon|
|Daniel Guenther||Omaha, NE||Elkhorn South|
|Flopateer Habib||Waverly, NE||Waverly|
|Mika Miyata||Chandler, AZ||Desert Vista|
|Samantha Parr||Glenwood, IA||Glenwood|
|Joel Pleskac||Yutan, NE||Yutan Junior-Senior|
|Timothy Renner||McCook, NE||McCook Sr|
|Jacob Roberts||Hay Springs, NE||Hay Springs|
|Phillip Stelling||Kearney, NE||Kearney|
|Ellen Vogltanz||Omaha, NE||Home School|
|John Voner||Bellevue, NE||Bellevue West|
|Seth Williams||Omaha, NE||Concordia Lutheran|
CBA Scholars receive financial support — a minimum $5,000 annual scholarship, awarded over four years, for a total of $20,000 — 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 2021 cohort will be accepted starting October 2020.
For more information, visit cba.unomaha.edu/scholars or contact Bethany Hughes, program director: 402.554.3192 or email@example.com.