Awards

2019 State Leadership Award Winners:

Children’s Literature (Pre-K)

First Place: Lauryn Bailey, Taylor Blok Soflin - Career Academy
Second Place: Saw Htoo - Omaha Bryan High School
Third Place: Kayla Bratrsovsky - Career Academy
Fourth Place: Natalia Maldonado, Lacie Walwrath - Career Academy (Tie)
Fourth Place: Angelica Mendoza, Iman Naser - Lincoln High School (Tie)

 

Children’s Literature (K-3)

First Place: Karissa Wildrick - Omaha South High School
Second Place: Natalie Perez, Amy Renteria - Career Academy
Third Place: Novalee Gonzalez - Omaha South High School
Fourth Place: Madisen Bell - Career Academy
Fifth Place: Nayeli Tula De Aquino - Omaha South High School

 

Creative Lecture (TED Talk)

First Place: Parker Speck - Millard Education Academy
Second Place: Kandiss Voss - South Sioux City
Third Place: Pati Solano - Career Academy
Fourth Place: Elyas Morgan - Career Academy
Fifth Place: Naomi Jackson - Career Academy

 

Educators Rising Moment

First Place: Ty Corr - Scottsbluff High School
Second Place: Brady De Tavernier - Millard Education Academy
Third Place: Katie Mickey - Millard Education Academy
Fourth Place: Pati Solano - Career Academy
Fifth Place: Noah Potterf - Papillion La Vista High School

 

Ethical Dilemma

First Place: Grace Klein, Maddie Wederquist, Caitlin Kaup, Pryce Dombier
- Millard Education Academy
Second Place: Naomi Jackson, Madilyn Gerts, McKenzie Zierott, Veronica Santos
- Career Academy
Third Place: Emma Fynbu, Breann Baker, Adison Holmes, Zach Stoll
- Career Academy
Fourth Place: Blakely Anderson, Haley Spreitzer
- Millard Education Academy
Fifth Place: Kevin Price, Sarah Lewis
- Scottsbluff High School

 

Impromptu Speaking

First Place: Samuel Province - Career Academy
Second Place: Zach Stoll - Career Academy
Third Place: Ty Corr - Scottsbluff High School
Fourth Place: Cameron Gordon - Omaha Central High School
Fifth Place: Leah Mattox - Millard Education Academy

 

Inside Our Schools Presentation

First Place: Emily Lorenzen, Makenah Bourne, Madison Sullivan, Nathan Herrera
- Omaha Burke High School
Second Place: Skylar Anderson, Madisen Bell
- Career Academy
Third Place: Sunny Cole, Meagan Davis, Caleb Schlautman, Taylor Searcey
- Career Academy
Fourth Place: Sierra Sila, Teagan Vaughan
- Papillion La Vista South
Fifth Place: Cierra Schwarzkopf, Gracee Michael, Isabella Sharp, Julia Cisneros
- Scottsbluff High School

 

 

 

 


 

Job Interview

First Place: Kaelynn Caldwell - Omaha Central High School
Second Place: Natalie Perez - Career Academy
Third Place: Autumn Arnold - Career Academy
Fourth Place: Jordan Harre - Millard Education Academy
Fifth Place: Nyajuma Koung - Career Academy

 

Lesson Planning & Delivery - Arts

First Place: Taylor Blok-Soflin - Career Academy
Second Place: Cierra Schwarzkopf - Scottsbluff High School
Third Place: Maria Rubio - Scottsbluff High School
Fourth Place: Abigail Carlson - Westside

 

Lesson Planning & Delivery - Humanities

First Place: Anna Gulzow - Career Academy
Second Place: Gabriela Calderon - Omaha Bryan High School
Third Place: Hannah Colling - South Sioux City
Fourth Place: Jeraldine Hernandez - Omaha Bryan High School
Fifth Place: Jade Alacron - Scottsbluff High School

 

Lesson Planning & Delivery - CTE

First Place: Ashley Heiden - Career Academy

 

Lesson Planning and Delivery-STEM

First Place: Autumn Arnold - Career Academy
Second Place: Jose Cardoso - South Sioux City
Third Place: Ethan Strey - Scottsbluff High School
Fourth Place: Madi Gerdts - Career Academy
Fifth Place: Mackenzie McGuire - South Sioux City

 

Public Speaking

First Place: Karla Ortiz - South Sioux City
Second Place: Samuel Province - Career Academy
Third Place: Ariana Hernandez - South Sioux City
Fourth Place: Jessie Reyes - Millard Education Academy
Fifth Place: Kaitlin Kocis - Millard Education Academy

 

Researching Learning Challenges

First Place: Veronica Santos, McKenzie Zierott
- Career Academy
Second Place: Karlie Muff, Brandon Lowell, Nicasia Thelen
- Career Academy
Third Place: Kylie Decker, Addi Dannehl, Hannah Smith, Bree Green
- Millard Education Academy
Third Place: Summer Anderson, Michelle Menendez, Julia Pacas, Lauryn Bailey
- Career Academy
Fourth Place: Jena Cruse, Lauren Schanou, Allison Whitfield, Jessalyn Stanbrough
- Papillion La Vista High School

2018 NLC Awards

Congratulations to all of the students that competed at the Educators Rising National Conference.  Five Nebraska students placed in the top 10 in six categories.

2018 Educators Rising Nebraska NLC Competition Results

Impromptu Speaking

6th - Peggy DeLancey
The Career Academy

7th - Katelyn Ryman
Millard West

Impromptu Lesson

9th - Madison Bell
The Career Academy

Job Interview

10th - Delilah Valdez
Omaha Central

Exploring Education Administration Careers

10th - Kandiss Voss
South Sioux City

Educators Rising Moment

10th - Kandiss Voss
South Sioux City