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Kayleigh A. Schadwinkel and Zachary J. Hickman

Class of '16, College of Arts and Sciences

Class of '17, College of Arts and Sciences

Kayleigh A. Schadwinkel ’16 and Zachary J. Hickman ’17, Highlands Ranch, Colo. were married on December 28, 2019 in Scottsbluff.  Kayleigh and Zach met at a country swing dance night on Doane's Crete Campus and then got to know each other better through working together on Kayleigh’s POYDS Dance Club Theater Dance Production in April 2016.   Zach is a social studies and economics teacher for Valor Christian High School in Highlands Ranch, Colorado and volunteers as an assistant for the Valor Christian Track and Field Program. Kayleigh is running two businesses, POYDS Dance Company and a traveling professional choreography business, Kayleigh Schadwinkel Dance & Choreography in which she travels across the midwestern portion of the United States providing dance and choreography services. 

Karly D. Nitsch

Class of '19, College of Arts and Sciences

Karly D. Nitsch  ’19, Western, and Trevin Behrendt, were married on July 13, 2019.

Sarah Hvistendahl

Class of '19, Master of Education

Sarah Hvistendahl   ’19E and Jason Demaray, were married on July 5, 2019.

Alyssa Helmink

Class of '19, Master of Education

Alyssa Helmink ’19E, Omaha and Caleb Palensky were married on January 25, 2020.

Elizabeth Kissinger

Class of '19, Master of Education

Elizabeth Kissinger  ’19E, Hastings, and Brady Lollman were married on July 13, 2019.

Jennifer L. Gustafson

Class of '06, College of Arts and Sciences

Jennifer L. Gustafson ’06, Littleton, Colo. married Justin Limon on May 10, 2019.  Jennifer is director of product for AbsenceSoft.

Jennifer R. Borer

Class of '11, College of Arts and Sciences

Class of '12, Master of Education

Jennifer R. Borer ’11, ’12E, Elkhorn, married Andrew Podraza on June 29, 2019.

Jamie J. Nelson

Class of '17, College of Arts and Sciences

Jamie J. Nelson ’17, Omaha, and Cody Florian were married on August 10, 2019 in Norfolk.

Jennifer R. Borer

Class of '11, College of Arts and Sciences

Class of '12, Master of Education

Jennifer R. Borer ’11, ’12E, Elkhorn, married Andrew Podraza on June 29, 2019.

Grant Harms and Brooke Burianek-Harms

Class of '14, College of Arts and Sciences

Class of '14, College of Arts and Sciences

Sioux Falls, South Dakota 

Grant and Brooke were married on June 24, 2017 in Arlington, Nebraska. They celebrated their first wedding anniversary in their new home in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Brooke also passed the South Dakota Bar Exam in 2017 and is working as an estate planning and business planning attorney at Thompson Law, P.C. in Sioux Falls. 

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