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Erin Zeller Craven

Class of '06, College of Arts and Sciences

Class of '10, Master of Education

Class of '13, Master of Education

Erin Zeller Craven ’06, ’10E, ’13E, Platte Center, was recently appointed to principal at Shell Creek Elementary School within the Columbus Lakeview School District.

Kara L. Dusatko

Class of '13, Master of Education

Kara L. Dusatko, ’13E, O’Neill, is a 4th grade teacher at Chambers Public Schools.

Christy Hillabrand Davis

Class of '07, College of Arts and Sciences

Class of '13, Master of Education

Christy Hillabrand Davis ’07, ’13E, Sells, Ariz. is now a teacher for the Baboquivari Unified School District. 

Melisa M. Ventre

Class of '11, College of Arts and Sciences

Class of '14, Master of Education

Class of '17, Master of Education

Melisa M. Ventre ’11, ’14E, ’17E, Beatrice, is a special education teacher for Beatrice Public Schools, Paddock Lane.

Deborah Wissink Zuelow

Class of '95, College of Professional Studies

Class of '15, Master of Education

Deborah Wissink Zuelow ’95L, ’15E, Kearney, was hired as director of the new LaVonne Kopecky Plambeck Early Childhood Education Center at the University of Nebraska-Kearney.

Jacob E. Leuenberger

Class of '11, College of Arts and Sciences

Class of '16, Master of Education

Jacob E. Leuenberger ’11, ’16E, Syracuse, is a science teacher at Nebraska City High School.

Nate Larsen

Class of '08, Master of Education

Fremont, Nebraska

Nate was named the 2017 Transatlantic Outreach Program Fellow of the Year. He also serves as a Class C class caucus representative for the NSAA (Nebraska School Activities Association), the District II representative for the NSIAAA (Nebraska School Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association), a member of the board of directors for the NSCSS (Nebraska State Council for Social Studies), and a member of the advisory board for the NHEC (Nebraska Holocaust Education Consortium) through the IHE (Institute for Holocaust Education). 

James T. Widdelfield

Class of '00, Master of Education

Minden, Nebraska 

James is the new Minden Public Schools Superintendent.

Jennifer L. Worthington

Class of '11, Master of Administrative Arts and Management

Class of '18, Master of Education

Grand Island, Nebraska 

Jennifer Worthington is chief of innovation and engagement for Grand Island Public Schools. She also serves on the board of directors for Stuhr Museum and Hope Harbor and was appointed by Governor Pete Ricketts to become a commissioner for ServeNebraska. 

Niklos "Nik" M. Broekmeier

Class of '03, College of Arts and Sciences

Class of '08, Master of Education

Quincy, Illinois

Nik was awarded February's WGEM Golden Apple Award at Quincy's Washington School, where he is a physical education teacher.

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