Maureen Beck Halama
Maureen Beck Halama ’12, ’17E, Crete, was featured in the December 2019 issue of Band and Orchestra Magazine as one of the 50 Directors that Make a Difference. Halama was recognized for her work at Fairbury Public Schools where she led the instrumental music program for concert and jazz band. One music director from each of the 50 states was selected for their accomplishments leading school music programs. Halama is currently a K-12 vocal music instructor at Wilber-Clatonia Public Schools.
Megan O’Brien Sloup
Megan O’Brien Sloup ’15, ’17E, Lincoln, was recognized by the Boy Scouts of America and received the Elbert K. Fretwell Outstanding Educator Award. This award is given to only 5 educators in southeast Nebraska. Megan is a vocal music instructor at Zeman Elementary School in Lincoln.
Sarah Hvistendahl ’19E and Jason Demaray, were married on July 5, 2019.
Alyssa Helmink ’19E, Omaha and Caleb Palensky were married on January 25, 2020.
Elizabeth Kissinger ’19E, Hastings, and Brady Lollman were married on July 13, 2019.
Nicole L. Cloudt
Nicole L. Cloudt ’03E, Kennard, is a fifth grade teacher at Arbor Park Intermediate Schools with Blair Community School.
Audrey R. Wondercheck
Audrey R. Wondercheck ’15, ’18E, Newman Grove, has joined West Holt Public Schools, teaching 8th grade science, physical science, anatomy and physiology. Wondercheck will also serve as the junior high volleyball and junior high track coach.
Melinda Stauffer Podany
Melinda Stauffer Podany ’16, ’18E, O’Neill, was appointed as second grade teacher at Saint Mary’s Catholic School.
Cory C. Friedrich
Cory C. Friedrich ’05E, ’10E, Winside, has been appointed as principal K-12 at Winside Public Schools.