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From admirer to employee: The New York Times Magazine designer Ben Grandgenett

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WHS Class of 2008 alum lives his dream in the Big Apple

Ben Grandgenett grew up in Wahoo, Nebraska, a small rural town in the Midwest. Over 1,000 miles from New York, Wahoo never received The New York Times Magazine , the publication Ben now works at as a designer.  . . .

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Former walk-on Taylor Otte ready to take hold of chance in NU's outfield

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Hard work pays off for 2014 WHS alum

Hard work, speed and athleticism have led Taylor Otte to this point. Now a junior, Otte will likely be Nebraska's starting center fielder when the Husker softball team opens its season Thursday in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. . . .

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'16 WHS grad Alexis Vrana published in new University of Nebraska Press book

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"Voices of Nebraska" anthology celebrates the Press's 75th anniversary

To celebrate its 75th anniversary of publishing prestigious and award-winning literature, the University of Nebraska Press collected an anthology of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry written by Nebraska undergraduate college students and . . .

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2014 WHS alum tapped to lead 2016-2017 Wayne State College Band

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Katie Welsh selected as Drum Major

This year’s marching band at Wayne State College is 104 members strong. Conducting the band this year are two drum majors, one of whom is former Wahoo High School Band member Katie Welsh! Welsh has been with the Wayne State . . .

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Eight WHS alum share words of wisdom with students & staff

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College students offer advice on getting the most out of high school and beyond

On Thursday, August 18, 2016, eight former Wahoo High School students returned to the school to share information and advice with students, staff and community members. The alumni discussed tips for insuring a strong finish in high school, . . .

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Marty's Mile 2016 slated for Saturday, September 10

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Event supports Mark Massie (WHS Class of 1999) Memorial Scholarship

Marty's Mile is a 5k run/walk and 1 mile kid's run to support the Mark Massie Memorial Scholarship for Wahoo High School seniors pursuing higher education.  This is the 3rd Annual event held in honor of Wahoo High . . .

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District mourns loss of kind, talented alum

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Emily Widger (Class of 2010) fondly remembered for character, intelligence & artistic passions

The Wahoo Public Schools received the sad news this morning that we have lost a respected former student. Emily F. Widger (age 22), a graduate of the Wahoo High School Class of 2010, was killed last night in a two-vehicle collision east . . .

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Class of 2010 alum siblings graduate from UNO with honors

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Joe & Carrie Nabity to pursue graduate studies in fall

Note: We LOVE to post articles pertaining to the successes of our alumni! If you have good news to share, please forward information and photo(s) to dprivett@esu2.org . Wahoo Public Schools has no shortage of alumni who reap the . . .

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Wahoo's McGill happy to be a Husker

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A brilliant, sunny afternoon at the ball park. Life couldn't be better for Quinn McGill. The Husker outfielder got to bat, field and run on the deep green field at Haymarket Park. “I’m loving this, to be here with 40 guys who . . .

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1981 Warrior alum authors book on molecular imaging/therapy

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Dr. Jeffrey Norenberg donates book to WHS Science Department

The Wahoo High School Science Department was given an inspiring gift on August 23.   Wahoo community member Joan Norenberg presented a book authored by her son, Dr. Jeffrey Paul Norenberg.   Dr. Norenberg, a 1981 . . .

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WHS Alum Named Semi-Finalist in Mutual of Omaha's "Next Wild Guide" Competition

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Please Support Tim Davison with Daily Online Vote!

In the 1960s and 70s, watching a grown man wrestle a hippopotamus made for riveting television! Those who were raised during this pre-remote control era likely remember watching Marlin Perkins every week on TV, as he traveled all . . .

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Wesleyan's Shanahan Busy on Court, in Class

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WHS Alumnus Stays Active at NWU

Two games and six practices a week is hardly enough for a pre-med student. No. You have to throw in six YMCA games to referee on Sundays at Lincoln North Star. Add in 15 hours of senior level biology, immunology, physiology and medical . . .

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Volkswagen Honors Automotive 'Go-to-Guy'

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Angie Quinn isn't exaggerating when she says she has one of the best technicians working for her at Performance Volkswagen in La Vista. James Hoppe, a 25-year-old Wahoo, Neb., native, beat out thousands of other technicians across the . . .

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New Scholarship Established in Memory of Jake Wiebold

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Donations Now Being Accepted

Midland University in Fremont is establishing a memorial scholarship in memory of Jake Wiebold. Jake graduated from Wahoo High School in 2007. He was a student and member of the Warrior Football Team at Midland University. Sadly, Jake . . .

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WHS 2009 Alumnus Competes in NAIA Cross Country Championships in Vancouver, WA

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Erin Curran Places Fourth; Named to NAIA All-American Team

On Saturday, November 20, former Wahoo High School runner Erin Curran competed at the NAIA National Cross Country Championships in Vancouver, WA. Curran, competing for Black Hills State University in Spearfish, SD, placed fourth with a . . .

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WHS Alum Appears in Fremont Tribune's Athlete Spotlight

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MLC Senior Reed Manstedt Featured in Online Interview

Reed Manstedt, a senior at Midland Lutheran College and member of Wahoo High School's Class of 2007, was recently interviewed by Brent Wasenius for the Fremont Tribune 's online Athlete Spotlight. Manstedt is a senior linebacker on . . .

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WHS Alumnus Harrier Continues Her Winning Ways!

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Erin Curran Earns All-American Honors in Vancouver, Washington National Competition

Erin Curran, former Wahoo High School distance standout, recently earned several honors due to her running expertise. Curran, now competing for Black Hills State University in Spearfish, S.D., helped her team claim their fifth . . .

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Wahoo Alumni Organization Makes Generous Donation to High School Track Program

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Funds to be Used to Purchase New Uniforms

Co-Chairman for the Wahoo Alumni Committee, Eric Gottshalk, pictured on the left, and Scott Tingelhoff, pictured on the right, recently presented Wahoo Activities Director Jason Libal with a $3,000 donation to pay for new uniforms for both . . .

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Wahoo Athletes = Collegiate Success

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Article Highlights Recent WHS Alumni

For over 40 years, Wahoo High School has had a reputation for developing exceptional athletes in a number of sports. With multiple state champions in basketball, Cross Country, Wrestling, Track & Field, Wahoo’s record for developing . . .

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Class of 2003 Alumnus Meets Former Leader of the Free World

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WHS Graduate Shana Kemerling of the Class of 2003 recently had the privilege of meeting former United States President George Herbert Walker Bush and First Lady Barbara Bush. Kemerling is a Boatswains Mate in the United States Navy, . . .

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Alumni Committee Makes Donation to Football Program

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Funds To Be Used for Purchase of Scouting Software

Wahoo Alumni Committee Coordinators Eric Gottschalk (left) and Scott Tingelhoff (middle) present Wahoo Assistant Football Coach Jayson Iversen with a $200 check for the purchase of football scouting software. The support of the alumni . . .

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WHS Alumnus Guest Stars in CSI Miami

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Greg Hain Appears in November 10 Episode

WHS Alumnus Greg Hain (Class of 1994) recently appeared in a flashback scene of the November 10 episode of CSI Miami. The hotel room scene takes place in the first 15-20 minutes of the show.

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