Nebraska’s Best in Business

Nebraska’s BEST in Business

Teachers whose professional activities influenced business and marketing education in Nebraska during the past year received BEST — Belong, Excel, Study and Travel — Awards for their involvement in professional associations, community and school activities, professional leadership development and service to the business education profession.

BEST awards exemplify superior qualities, including dedication to students, community outreach and continual classroom improvement efforts. The following individuals contributed significantly to the quality of education in their community and the state:

  • Lori Anderson-Stowe, Lincoln East High School
  • Jocelyn Crabtree, Lincoln Northeast High School
  • Matt Maw, Lincoln East High School
  • Kim Pickering, Lincoln High School
  • Lindsay Tillinghast, Lincoln Southeast High School
  • Deb Wolken, Lincoln Northeast High School

First Year Award Winners:

  • Nicole Barrett, TCA
  • Steven Janssen, TCA
  • Jessica Thompson, Lincoln Southeast High School

NSBEA Rookie Teacher of the Year – Jessi Thompson, Lincoln Southeast High School

NSBEA Student Teacher of the Year- Alex Fakinos, Lincoln East High School