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Tanner N. Penrod

Class of '11, Master of Education

Tanner is the principal at Southeast High School in Lincoln, replacing Brent Toalson, who is retiring.  Penrod has served as the principal at the Bryan Community Focus Program since 2016.  Prior to that appointment, he was an associate principal at Lincoln High School and has been an instructional coordinator at Bryan and a coordinator for the summer school program at North Star High School. Penrod is currently pursing his educational specialist certification from Doane.



Trisha Fanning Lind

Class of '05, College of Arts and Sciences

Class of '09E, Master of Education

Class of '11, Master of Education

Lincoln, Trisha  will be serving as vice principal for Lincoln Public Schools at Park Middle School effective July 1st.  Trisha is married to Dustin A. Lind  ’08.  Dustin is an investigator for Lincoln Police Department serving in the gangs unit.  Lind is a member of Safe Streets Task Force (SSTF) and is serving in his 12th year of employment with the department.

Megan Hendrickson Scheet

Class of '11, College of Arts and Sciences

Megan Hendrickson Nemitz, Papillion, and her spouse Tom, welcomed their son, Camden, on April 13, 2020.  

Aaron P. Ideus and Kimberly Pierce Ideus

Class of '10, College of Arts and Sciences

Class of '11, College of Arts and Sciences

Hillsborough, N.C. Aaron and Kimberly welcomed their son, Charlie Emmet Ideus on May 13, 2020.  Also welcoming Charlie is his big brother, Henry.

Kayla A. Belden

Class of '12, Master of Education

Lincoln,  Kayla received the March Golden Apple Award from Channel 10/11.  Belden is a Special Education Teacher from Southeast High School.  She was nominated for her leadership and filling in when her department chair was out on medical leave, as well as her working through the challenges of remote learning.  

Kurt M. Chvatal

Class of '12, College of Arts and Sciences

Lincoln, Kurt has been promoted to elite sales manager at HUDL.

Anthony R. Dunn

Class of '12, College of Arts and Sciences

Bellevue,  Anthony will be the head baseball coach and a social studies teacher at Elkhorn North High School beginning in July of 2020.

Keri E. Nider

Class of '12, College of Professional Studies

Class of '15, Master of Counseling

Lincoln,  Keri is a counselor at Stepping Stones, a provider of behavioral health services  in Lincoln.

Dustin E. Schwartz

Class of '12, College of Arts and Sciences

Broken Bow, Dustin has established a new business, Computer All Around.  Computer All-Around offers consultations on finding the right computer, troubleshooting for computers and printers, installing indoor and outdoor Wifi, installing security systems and will customize their services based on the customer’s need.

Nikki Scism Piper

Class of '08, College of Arts and Sciences

Class of '12, Master of Education

Nikki and her spouse, Ben, welcomed their daughter, Maelee Margaret on July 8th.  She joins siblings Brynlee and Ryker.  Nikki is an Instructor of Practice in Education at Doane and is working toward her Ed.D.

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