Students of month

Pictured above are the Columbus High School students recently named the Students of the Month for October and November. Students were selected by each department. Students of the Month for October are: Art - Antonio Soto, Liliana Velazquez, Kayla Lawhon and Boris Amezquita; Business - Heriberto Huerta-Zayas, Celestina Appel, Amanda Bennett and Bailey Gassmann; English Language Learners - Alex Lamas-Pinedo, Esvin Escobar-Escobar, Fredy Escobar-Perez and Perla Reyes; English - Norah Renner, Lizeth Madrigal, Caitlyn Bartholomew, and Yunis Garcia-Cabeza; Health & Fitness - Erick Velez, Christopher Belgum, Braedyn Iwan and Lizsandra Alarcon; Independent Study - Joana Alday, Spencer Thomas and Louis Earls; Math - Autumn Tindall, Dominque Parra, Christopher Fendrick and Alyssa Curry; Media - Marc Wagner; Music - Sarah Micek, Cassie Wagner, Omar Oritz and Elijah Mackie; Science - Randy Brandenburg III, Paxton Myers, Kendelle Krzycki and Cristian Flores-Flores; Social Studies - Stefani Padilla-Exebio, Greena Groene, Kyle Anderson and Clay Henggeler; Skills & Technical Sciences - Dalton Rawls, Armando Adame-Alcantar, Devan Standley and Amairani Parra; World Languages - Rachel Feagin, Allison Zollars, Isabelle Watson and Ben Loeffelholz. Students of the Month for November are: Art - Jenna Robak, Shelby Peters, Deandra Rodriguez and Taylor Siegfried; Business - Carter Kucera, Natalie Rodriguez, Sierra Jenny and Alexis Milburn; English Language Learners - Yolanda Mendez-Carreto, Alex Barrios-Perez and Karen Cardona-Mazariegos; English - Jordan Theilen, Jessie Nelson, Michelle Lindstrom and Shayra Lopez-Almeida; Health & Fitness - Megan Coffey, Lateasiah Bordy, Collin Weinmeister and Jon Luckey; Math - Alexander Harris, Emmanuel Palafox-Ortega, Katrina Enderson and Naomi Corral-Castillo; Media - Estrella Urenda-Rodriguez; Music - Elizabeth Blaser, Frank Villegas-Garces, Trent Meister and Cole Beiermann; Science - Samantha Martinez, Cameron Barnes, Hilda Melo-Beltran and Taryn Prospisil; Social Studies - Kaitlynn Meyer, Winton Gassmann, Caitlynn Mann and Kaylee Tobiason; Skills & Technical Sciences - Jada Lloyd, Cesar Madrigal-Ambriz, Harrison Weyers and Drew Stirek.

Lakeview seniors honored by club

COLUMBUS -- Rachel Shadley and Lucas Briggs, seniors at Lakeview High School, were recently chosen by the Columbus Optimist Club as students of the week.

Briggs, son of Corey and Nancy Briggs, is a member of the FBLA, FCA, cross country, basketball, One-Act and band. He earned his Eagle Scout in 2013 and has been a member of the National Honor Society for the past two years. His future plans include attending the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, majoring in computer science in the Raikes program.

Rachel Shadley, daughter of Jake and Ann Shadley, is a member of FBLA, student council, One-Act, speech team, Mock Trial and the National Honor Society. She has also been involved in cross country, golf, soccer, basketball, volleyball and track. She has won several essay contests and plans to compete in upcoming speech contests prior to graduating from high school. Following graduation, Shadley plans to attend the University of Nebraska at Kearney for pre-nursing and then attend University of Nebraska Medical Center.

Bierman gains UNO degree

OMAHA -- Kiley Bierman of Columbus, graduated in December from the University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Business Administration, with a degree in accounting and finance.

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Bierman was part of the UNO honors program, Beta Alpha Psi, and the Maverick Investment Club. Following graduation, Bierman plans to continue working for Quality Living Inc.

Students on dean's list at HC

HASTINGS -- Hastings College has announced the dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester.

Students earning honors include the following from local communities: Albion – Jessica Gonzales (4.0), Tyler Hedlund (4.0); Columbus – Elizabeth Braun (4.0), Carly Cremers (4.0), Christina Woodside (4.0); David City – Davianne Czarnick; St. Edward – Allison Merrell; Shelby – Brooke Eller (4.0).

Eligibility requires a minimum grade point average of 3.7 and be registered for full-time course work.

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