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Tracie Chapo — 2021 Nebraska Teacher of the Year

Background The Air Force Association (AFA) named Lincoln North Star High School biology teacher Tracie Chapo the 2021 Nebraska Teacher of the Year. Representatives from the AFA Lincoln Chapter 187 presented the award to biology teacher Tracie Chapo in her classroom in October. The annual award honors exemplary K-12 educators who make a profound difference […]

Brandi Benson — Distinguished Advisor Award

Background Brandi Benson from Lincoln Southwest High School earned the 2021 Distinguished Advisor Award from the Nebraska High School Press Association. The award honors someone who exemplifies high school journalism advising in Nebraska. Characteristics considered include years of service, publications advised, awards or honors earned, and ways they have positively influenced their students or their […]

Yulia Evans — 2020 Nebraska German Teacher of the Year

Background The Nebraska International Languages Association named Yulia Evans from Lincoln East High School the 2020 Nebraska German Teacher of the Year. The Nebraska International Languages Association is a professional organization dedicated to the support and promotion of the teaching of languages in the state of Nebraska. Anyone who is actively engaged in the teaching […]

Stephanie Miller — 2021 Nebraska French Teacher of the Year

Background The Nebraska International Languages Association named Stephanie Miller from Mickle Middle School its 2021 Nebraska French Teacher of the Year. The Nebraska International Languages Association is a professional organization dedicated to the support and promotion of the teaching of languages in the state of Nebraska. Anyone who is actively engaged in the teaching of […]

Karla Halpine — 2020 Nebraska French Teacher of the Year

Background The Nebraska International Languages Association named Karla Halpine from Lux Middle School its 2020 Nebraska French Teacher of the Year. The Nebraska International Languages Association is a professional organization dedicated to the support and promotion of the teaching of languages in the state of Nebraska. Anyone who is actively engaged in the teaching of […]

Marilynn Peaslee — 2021 Nebraska School Counselor of the Year

Background The Nebraska School Counselor Association named Marilynn Peaslee from Lincoln Northeast High School the 2021 Nebraska School Counselor of the Year. The mission of the Nebraska School Counselor Association is to represent school counselors and to promote professionalism and ethical practices. Explanation The Nebraska School Counselor Association named Marilynn Peaslee from Lincoln Northeast High […]

Lance Nielsen — 2021-22 Outstanding Music Educator of the Year

Background The National Federation of State High School Associations named Lincoln Public Schools Supervisor of Music Lance Nielsen the 2021-22 Outstanding Music Educator of the Year for Nebraska. This organization annually recognizes outstanding high school music directors, educators, supervisors and adjudicators. Nominees must exemplify the highest standards of ethical conduct and carry the endorsement of […]

Sara Friest — 2021 Nebraska School Librarian of the Year

Background The Nebraska School Librarians Association has named Sara Friest from Lincoln Southeast High School the 2021 Nebraska School Librarian of the Year. The award is in its inaugural year and recognizes outstanding work in the school library field. The award’s criteria are based on an individual’s demonstrated creativity and innovation in the profession through […]

Lux Middle School — 2021 Blue Ribbon School

Background Lux Middle School has been honored as a 2021 Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. Lux earned this distinction for its overall academic performance and its progress in closing achievement gaps. Lux is one of only 326 schools in the country to earn the honor this year. Lux was recently formally […]

Amy Allerheiligen — 2020 Elementary Art Educator of the Year

Background The Nebraska Art Teachers Association has named Amy Allerheiligen from Calvert Elementary School the 2020 Elementary Art Educator of the Year. The mission of the Nebraska Art Teachers Association is to advocate for and advance art education in Nebraska to fulfill human potential and promote global understanding. Allerheiligen has proven herself as an advocate […]

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