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Mark Armstrong — National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association Award of Merit

Background The National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) has honored Lincoln Southwest High School Athletic Director Mark Armstrong with its Award of Merit. The Award of Merit is presented by the NIAAA to an individual in recognition of outstanding leadership and personal commitment to the values of interscholastic athletics. The NIAAA Board of Directors selects […]

Kathi Wieskamp — Nebraska District I Athletic Director of the Year

Background The Nebraska State Athletic Administrators Association named LPS Director of Athletics and Activities Kathi Wieskamp the Athletic Director of the Year for District I. Criteria for the award include having at least eight years of experience as an athletic administrator, being active both on the state and national level, and making special contributions toward […]

Victoria Freeman — James M. Copeland High School Coach of the Year Award

Background Lincoln High School Debate Coach Victoria Freeman was recently honored with the James M. Copeland High School Coach of the Year Award from the National Speech & Debate Association. Freeman was selected by a national panel of coaches because of her outstanding local and national leadership and her dedication to improving the debate community’s […]

Lindsey Herting — American Psychological Association Charles T. Blair-Broeker Excellence in Teaching Award

Background The American Psychological Association has honored Lincoln High School teacher Lindsey Herting with the Charles T. Blair-Broeker Excellence in Teaching Award. This award recognizes the best high school psychology teachers in the country. She is one of only three teachers in the country to win the award this year. Herting teaches Advanced Placement and […]

Chris Haeffner — Nebraska Educational Office Professionals Association Educational Administrator of the Year

Background The Nebraska Educational Office Professionals Association has honored LPS Director of Library Services Dr. Chris Haeffner with its Educational Administrator of the Year Award. The mission of the association is to provide professional development and support for educational office professionals through networking, leadership, mentoring, recognition and fellowship. Explanation The Nebraska Educational Office Professionals Association […]

Russ Uhing — School Social Work Association of Nebraska Friend of School Social Work

Background The Friend of School Social Work award honors a professional or volunteer in Nebraska who has made a significant impact supporting the field of school social work, specifically in the areas of family and children’s services, education, community support/outreach and advocacy. The School Social Work Association of Nebraska is dedicated to promoting the profession […]

Brenda Leggiadro — School Social Work Association of Nebraska Friend of School Social Work

Background The Friend of School Social Work award honors a professional or volunteer in Nebraska who has made a significant impact supporting the field of school social work, specifically in the areas of family and children’s services, education, community support/outreach and advocacy. The School Social Work Association of Nebraska is dedicated to promoting the profession […]

Betsy Thomas — Nebraska State Literacy Association Distinguished Educator Award

Background The Nebraska State Literacy Association was formed in 2017 with the mission of being advocates, educators and leaders in the cause of literacy and celebrating successes. The organization sponsors two awards annually, one of them being the Distinguished Educator Award. This award goes to a Nebraska educator who has strongly supported literacy. This year, […]

Lance Nielsen — Nebraska State Bandmasters Association 2021 Outstanding Administrator Award

Background The Nebraska State Bandmasters Association has honored Lincoln Public Schools Supervisor of Music Lance Nielsen with its 2021 Outstanding Administrator Award. This award honors an administrator for his or her support, interest and encouragement of their school instrumental music programs. Nielsen supervises music in six high schools, 12 middle schools and 39 elementary schools. […]

Bob Henrichs — Nebraska Thespians Society 2020-21 High School Theatre Teacher of the Year Award

Background The Nebraska Thespians Society has honored Lincoln Southwest High School Director of Theatre Bob Henrichs with its 2020-21 Nebraska High School Theatre Teacher of the Year Award. The Nebraska Thespians Society is a chapter of the Educational Theatre Association, which sponsors the International Thespian Society. As an educational honor society, the Nebraska Thespians Society […]

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