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York High School seniors earn more than $4 million in scholarship offers

York High School seniors earn more than $4 million in scholarship offers

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2020-2021 Seniors

YORK – York High School Seniors earned more than $4.1 million in scholarship offers this year, according to York High School Principal Jason Heitz.

The following is the list of scholarships earned by this year’s seniors:

Damian Alvarado — Military (Army) Enlistment

Andrew Baldridge — Victor and Rosa Blum Foundation Scholarship; Foreign Language Scholarship; Warren and Velda Wilson Foundation Scholarship; York Lions Club Scholarship; University of Nebraska, Kearney—Distinguished Scholar; University of Nebraska, Omaha—Chancellor’s Scholarship; University of Nebraska, Lincoln—Husker Traditions Scholar

Tyler Bartholomew — York Football Team Athletics Scholarship; LaVern Obermier Memorial (Sunrise Sertoma) Scholarship; State FFA Degree Scholarship; Chris Nelson Scholarship; Concordia University—Dean’s Academic Scholarship, Football Scholarship, Lutheran Heritage Award; University of Nebraska, Lincoln—College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) Scholarship; Creighton University—Creighton University Founders Award

Natasha Batterton — Judy and Dale Adams Scholarship

Syras Boston -- Victor and Rosa Blum Foundation Scholarship; Collins Aerospace Systems Technical Scholarship; York Chamber Building and Trades Scholarship sponsored by Champion Homes; Raymond “Butch” Gray Scholarship; True Grit Scholarship; Cyclonaire Corporation Scholarship; Nebraska Energy Federal Credit Union Scholarship

Hannah Callahan — McBride Dolphins Scholarship; York Area Restaurants Scholarship (contributions from Chances R, Wendy’s, McDonald’s, LaCocina, Subway North); Concordia University—Academic Scholarship, Concordia Character Grant, Concordia Grant

Cara Carranza — Learn to Dream Scholarship; Southeast Community College—SCC and Kathleen Hare Career Academy Scholarship, SCC Foundation Scholar

Erin Case -- Community Blood Bank Educational Scholarship; State FFA Degree Scholarship; Winsor Tucker Scholarship; Warren and Velda Wilson Foundation Scholarship; University of Nebraska, Lincoln—Regents Scholar, Nebraska Career Scholar; University of Nebraska, Omaha—Regents Scholar, Nebraska Career Scholarship; University of Nebraska, Kearney—Distinguished Scholar Award; Nebraska Wesleyan University—Youth Salute Scholarship; South Dakota State University—Yellow and Blue Scholarship; South Dakota Mines—Silver Scholar

Sophia Chavanu — Catholic Daughters of the Americas Scholarship; York High Band Boosters Scholarship; Rob and Carol Schardt 3M Scholarship; Kathleen Dougherty Bartizal Scholarship; Grand Island Concert Association Dwaine and Carol Kubicek Scholarship; Warren and Velda Wilson Foundation Scholarship; Nebraska Wesleyan University—Board of Governors Scholarship, Lead the Way Scholarship, Arts and Humanities Event Scholarship, Huge-NWU Recognition Scholarship, Campus Visit Grant, N.W.U. Legacy Scholarship, Music Event Scholarship

Tory Cobb -- LaVern Obermier Memorial (Sunrise Sertoma) Scholarship; Natalie Teegerstrom-Schlegelmilch Memorial Scholarship; Warren and Velda Wilson Foundation Scholarship; University of Nebraska, Omaha—Deans Scholarship

Cassidy Cole — York Fusion Softball Scholarship; Holthus Family Scholarship; Northwest Missouri State University—Academic Excellence Scholarship, Bearcat Advantage Scholarship; Doane University—Perry Scholarship; University of Nebraska, Kearney—Distinguished Scholar Award; University of Nebraska, Lincoln—Husker Traditions Scholar

Chase Collingham — Kendell Holthus Memorial Scholarship; York Elks Lodge #1024 Scholarship; Wichita State University—Founders Merit Scholarship; Nebraska Wesleyan University—Youth Salute Scholarship; Wayne State College—Dean’s Excellence Scholarship; University of Nebraska, Omaha—Chancellor’s Scholarship; University of Nebraska, Kearney—Distinguished Scholar Award; University of Nebraska, Lincoln—Nebraska Emerging Leaders Scholar, Nebraska Achievement Scholar, Husker Traditions Scholar

Keeley Conrad -- Victor and Rosa Blum Foundation Scholarship; Community Blood Bank Educational Scholarship; McBride Dolphins Scholarship; York Chamber Ag/Advance Services, Inc. Scholarship; State FFA Degree Scholarship; Chris Nelson Scholarship; Nebraska State Elks Association At-Large Most Valuable Student Scholarship; Joy Foundation Scholarship; Warren and Velda Wilson Foundation Scholarship; Husker Harvest Days Scholarship; University of Nebraska, Lincoln—Chancellor’s Leadership Scholarship, Nebraska Achievement Scholar, Husker Traditions Scholar, College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) Scholarship

Ira Chase Cotton — American Legion Bolton Post #19 Scholarship; Victor and Rosa Blum Foundation Scholarship; Community Blood Bank Educational Scholarship; TeamMates of York Scholarship; York FFA Alumni Scholarship; York Youth Football Scholarship; York County Corn Growers Scholarship; State FFA Degree Scholarship; Kenneth and Joyce Rhoades Scholarship; Bill Walford Class of 78 Memorial Scholarship; Mildred Sterner Baker Scholarship; York County 4-H Council Scholarship; Cornerstone Bank-Careers in Agriculture Scholarship; 3D Supply Ag Scholarship; University of Nebraska, Lincoln—Husker Power Scholars; Aurora Cooperative Scholarship; Beaver Crossing Post of the Sons of The American Legion Scholarship

Raegan Demuth — York P.E.O. IO Scholarship in Memory of Kay Murphy; York P.E.O. Chapter HH Scholarship; Dr. David F. Demuth Scholarship; Mildred Sterner Baker Scholarship; Holthus Family Scholarship; Wayne State College—Wildcat Excellence Scholarship; University of Nebraska, Omaha—Deans Scholarship; University of Nebraska, Lincoln—Husker Power Scholar

Makenzie Deprez -- Victor and Rosa Blum Foundation Scholarship; York Chamber Ag/Central Valley Ag Scholarship; Benevolent Patriotic Order of Does—Drove #7 Scholarship; State FFA Degree Scholarship; York County 4-H Council Scholarship; University of Nebraska, Lincoln--Husker Power Scholarship, Nebraska Emerging Leaders Scholarship, College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) Scholarship, Nebraska Housing Credit Award

Jacob English — Holthus Family Scholarship

Jacob Erwin — Adam James Hansen Memorial Scholarship; University of Nebraska, Lincoln—Nebraska Career Scholarship, Husker Traditions Scholarship; University of Nebraska, Omaha—Chancellor’s Scholarship

Kirsten Fike -- York Elks Lodge #1024 Scholarship; Kathleen Dougherty Bartizal Scholarship; York State Bank Scholarship; Wayne State College—NSCS Career Scholarship, Music Scholarship

Erin Frink -- Henderson State Bank Scholarship; Carol L. Toms Scholarship; Wood Family Student of the Arts Scholarship; Northwest Missouri State University—Academic Excellence Scholarship, Bearcat Advantage Scholarship

Anna Hackett — Anthony Howe Memorial Scholarship

Matthew Haggadone — Knights of Columbus Council #1708 Scholarship; York Chamber Building and Trades Scholarship sponsored by Champion Homes; Loren A. and Erma E. Pieper Scholarship; Greg Holoch Memorial Scholarship; Southeast Community College—SCC Freshman Tuition Scholarship, SCC Foundation Scholar

Quintin Hale -- University of Central Missouri—Football Scholarship, Red and Black Scholarship; University of Nebraska, Lincoln—Nebraska Emerging Leader Scholar

Reid Heidtbrink — York Masonic Lodge #56 Scholarship; Sterling College—Warrior Way Scholarship

Jackson Heitz — Frank Valentine Memorial (Optimist Club) Scholarship; York Rotary Scholarship

Samuel Heitz—York Elks Lodge #1024 Scholarship; Winsor Tucker Scholarship; Harold and Ginny Rosenau Fine Arts Scholarship; Nebraska State Elks Association At-Large Most Valuable Student Award; Warren and Velda Wilson Foundation Scholarship; Grand Island Concert Association Harris Family Scholarship in Memory of David Harris; University of Nebraska, Kearney—Distinguished Scholar Award, UNK Honors Program Scholarship, UNK Teacher Scholars Academy Scholarship, Music Scholarship, Regents Scholarship; University of Nebraska, Lincoln—Husker Traditions Scholar, Nebraska Housing Credit; University of Nebraska, Omaha—Chancellor’s Scholarship; Doane University—Perry Scholarship; Nebraska Wesleyan University—Presidents Scholarship, Lead the Way Scholarship, Arts and Humanities Event Scholarship, Campus Visit Grant; Northwest Missouri State University—Distinguished Scholar, Bearcat Advantage Scholarship

Jacob Howe — Henderson State Bank Scholarship; McBride Dolphins Scholarship; TeamMates of York Scholarship; TeamMates Gary Scharf Memorial Scholarship; State FFA Degree Scholarship; Nebraska State Fair Scholarship; Warren and Velda Wilson Foundation Scholarship; Nebraska State Elks Association At-Large Most Valuable Student Award; University of Nebraska, Kearney—UNK Teacher Scholars Academy Scholarship, Regents Scholarship, Honors Program Room Waiver, Honors Program Cash Scholarship; Northwest Missouri State University—Distinguished Scholar, Bearcat Advantage Scholarship; Concordia University—President’s Scholarship

Aleyah Hunzeker -- York Elks Lodge #1024 Scholarship; Orval and Rosemary Stahr Memorial Soccer Scholarship; Vivian Hoyle Memorial Nursing Scholarship; Warren and Velda Wilson Foundation Scholarship; Jim B. and Lillian F. Cooper Foundation/Midwest Bank Scholarship; Chadron State College—RHOP Tuition Scholarship, CSC Foundation Board Award, Harold Clark Memorial Scholarship, Board of Trustee’s Scholarship; Northwest Missouri State University—Academic Excellence Scholarship, Bearcat Advantage Scholarship; Nebraska Wesleyan University—Presidents Scholarship, Campus Visit Scholarship, Multi Student Scholarship

Thomas Ivey — Concordia University—Regents Scholarship, Wrestling Scholarship; University of Nebraska, Lincoln—Husker Traditions Scholarship, College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) Scholarship

Molly Kitt — Allegra Johnson Scholarship; Holthus Family Scholarship; Nebraska Wesleyan University—Black and Gold Scholarship, Natural and Health Science Event Scholarship, Campus Visit Scholarship, Lead the Way Scholarship, Community Builders Event Scholarship; Creighton University—Founders Award; University of Nebraska, Lincoln—Husker Power Scholarship; University of Nebraska, Omaha—Deans Scholarship

Cooper Koch -- Victor and Rosa Blum Foundation Scholarship; Community Blood Bank Educational Scholarship; York FFA Alumni Scholarship; York Chamber Ag/Rapid Fire Detasseling and Spraying Scholarship; York County Farm Bureau Scholarship; State FFA Degree Scholarship; Steve Block Memorial Scholarship; Dorothy and Howard May Scholarship; York State Bank Scholarship; Warren and Velda Wilson Foundation Scholarship; York County Outstanding 4-H Member Scholarship; University of Nebraska, Lincoln-- College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) Scholarship, David Distinguished Scholar

Rylie Krause -- Victor and Rosa Blum Foundation Scholarship; State FFA Degree Scholarship; Lance Boyle Memorial Scholarship; Hirschfeld Family Scholarship; 3D Supply Ag Scholarship; University of Nebraska, Lincoln—Husker Traditions Scholar

Addison Legg — Warren and Velda Wilson Foundation Scholarship; University of Nebraska, Kearney—KHOP Scholarship; Wayne State College—RHOP Scholarship; Chadron State College—RHOP Scholarship; University of Nebraska, Omaha—Chancellor’s Scholarship; University of Nebraska, Lincoln—Nebraska Emerging Leader Scholar, Husker Traditions Scholar

Kirby Linhart -- Nebraska State Fair Scholarship; Colorado State University, Pueblo—Promising Scholar Award; Wartburg College—Presidential Scholarship

Anna Liston — Epworth Village Scholarship; York Fusion Softball Scholarship; York P.E.O. Chapter A Scholarship; Wood Family Future Science Educator Scholarship; York General Scholarship; Warren and Velda Wilson Foundation Scholarship; Wayne State College—Dean’s Commitment Scholarship; Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation Scholarship

Elizabeth Liston — York P.E.O. IO Scholarship; York Fusion Softball Scholarship; York General Scholarship; Warren and Velda Wilson Foundation Scholarship; Wayne State College—Leadership Award; Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation Scholarship

Kaden Lyons -- Learn to Dream Scholarship

Kobe Lyons — York Wrestling Club Scholarship; Learn to Dream Scholarship; University of Nebraska, Lincoln—Husker Power Scholarship; Chadron State College—Eagle Presidential Scholarship, CSC Foundation Board Award, Chadron Elks Lodge #1399 Endowment

Ezekiel Mason -- Victor and Rosa Blum Foundation Scholarship; Perennial Public Power District Utility Line Scholarship; Jason Barrett Memorial Scholarship; Bill Walford Class of 78 Memorial Scholarship; Learn to Dream Scholarship; Northeast Community College—Peter Kiewit Scholarship

Jada McNeil -- Learn to Dream Scholarship

Dillon Metzger — Military (Army) Enlistment

Joyce Musungay -- Learn to Dream Scholarship

Jacey Nelson — Learn to Dream Scholarship; Chadron State College—Board of Trustees Scholarship, Alta Fox Steininger Memorial Scholarship, Education Career Scholarship, L Ione Marshall Endowed Scholarship

Jordan Nelson — TeamMates New Generation Scholarship; Learn to Dream Scholarship; Chadron State College—Eagle Presidential Scholarship, CSC Foundation Board Award, Earl and Tillie Schaeffer Memorial Scholarship, Justice Studies Career Scholarship; Peru State College—Chancellors Success Award, Chancellors Career Plus Scholarship

Jonathan Newman -- Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation Scholarship

Zachary Nienhueser -- Victor and Rosa Blum Foundation Scholarship; Orval and Rosemary Stahr Memorial Soccer Scholarship; Warren and Velda Wilson Foundation Scholarship; Nebraska Wesleyan University—Board of Governor’s Scholarship; Northeast Community College—Virtual Ag, Math and Sciences Career Day Partial Tuition Waiver; Northwest Missouri State University—Academic Excellence Scholarship, Bearcat Advantage Scholarship; University of Nebraska, Lincoln—Husker Power Scholarship

Enya Nahomi Palacios-Contreras -- Victor and Rosa Blum Foundation Scholarship; Horatio Alger Aksarben Scholar; Learn to Dream Scholarship; Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation Scholarship

Tristin Patzel -- Wayne State College—Dean’s Excellence Scholarship, Walter G. Ingram Scholarship, Dean A. Metz Memorial Scholarship

Madelyn Portwine -- Henderson State Bank Scholarship; Kristopher and Jennifer Kunze Scholarship; University of Nebraska, Lincoln—Husker Study and Stay Scholar

Calvin Price -- Perennial Public Power District Utility Line Scholarship; R.A. and Lena Freeman Vocational/Technical Scholarship; Greg Holoch Memorial Scholarship; Tom and Carole Miller Scholarship; York State Bank Scholarship

Justin Reyes — Learn to Dream Scholarship

Clifford Rice -- Learn to Dream Scholarship

Natalie Rockenbach-- Victor and Rosa Blum Foundation Scholarship; Kendell Holthus Memorial Scholarship; Robert L. and Verna M. Wolfe Scholarship; Warren and Velda Wilson Foundation Scholarship; University of Nebraska, Kearney—UNK Teacher Scholars Academy Scholarship, University of Nebraska, Lincoln--Husker Traditions Scholar

Jesus Rodriguez Jaime -- Learn to Dream Scholarship; University of Nebraska, Omaha—Regents Scholarship; University of Nebraska, Lincoln—Nebraska Emerging Leader Scholar, Husker Traditions Scholar

Meaghan Rowe -- American Legion Bolton Post #19 Scholarship; Victor and Rosa Blum Foundation Scholarship; University of Nebraska, Lincoln—Husker Traditions Scholarship; University of Nebraska, Omaha—Chancellor’s Scholarship; Southeast Community College—SCC Foundation Scholar

Joshua Saathoff -- TeamMates of York Scholarship; Ray Korbelik Memorial Scholarship; Hying Family Scholarship

Lauren Saatmann -- Learn to Dream Scholarship

Andrew Sahling -- Victor and Rosa Blum Foundation Scholarship; York Noon Sertoma Club Achievement Scholarship; Central Community College—Golf Scholarship, Bernice Blomenkamp Smith Scholarship; Hastings College—Academic Scholarship

Albert Sanchez Rodriguez — Learn to Dream Scholarship

Jake Schmid — Winsor Tucker Scholarship; Nebraska State Fair Scholarship; Warren and Velda Wilson Foundation Scholarship; University of Nebraska, Omaha—Regents Scholarship; Abilene Christian University—Presidential Scholarship, Royce L. Money Chancellor’s Award, Honors College Award; University of Nebraska, Kearney—Board of Regents Scholarship; University of Nebraska, Lincoln—Regents Scholar; Creighton University—Roman Shaffel, S.J. Award, Creighton University Magis Award

Alysa Sikes -- Learn to Dream Scholarship; Holthus Family Scholarship

Kaylie Smith -- Hastings College—Academic Scholarship

Wynema Stracener — American Legion Auxiliary Bolton Post #19 Scholarship; State FFA Degree Scholarship; Foreign Language Scholarship; Arthur M. and Belle L. Merrill Memorial Scholarship; Eunice Troester Scholarship; Virginia Military Institute—Scholarship; Colorado State University—Green and Gold Scholarship; University of Nebraska, Omaha—Regents Scholarship; University of Nebraska, Lincoln—Regents Scholar

Riley Stuhr — Ralph Brumbaugh Educational Scholarship; Drive For Your Goal Scholarship; Warren and Velda Wilson Foundation Scholarship; York College—Athletic Scholarship, Academic Scholarship

Lauren Thomas — Judy and Dale Adams Scholarship; Chris E. Stauffer Scholarship; York Rotary Vocational/Technical Scholarship; Yorkshire Playhouse Scholarship

Keara Turner -- Learn to Dream Scholarship

Lane Wurst -- TeamMates of York Scholarship; Hollis and Lenore Miller Scholarship; Cornerstone Bank—E.A. Levitt Scholarship

Eric Yim — Collins Aerospace Systems University Scholarship; Horatio Alger Aksarben Scholar; Warren and Velda Wilson Foundation Scholarship; Creighton University—Creighton University Founders Award; University of Nebraska, Lincoln—Nebraska Career Scholarship, David Distinguished Scholar, Nebraska Emerging Leaders Scholar, Multicultural Engineering Program Award, Honors Award; University of Nebraska, Omaha—Chancellor’s Scholarship, Regents Scholarship; University of Nebraska, Kearney—Distinguished Scholar Award, Board of Regents Scholarship

Abigail York — Carol Bittinger Scholarship; Levitt Family Scholarship; Creighton University—Creighton University Founders Award; University of Nebraska, Lincoln—Husker Power Scholar

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