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Congratulations to the following Wahoo students, recently honored as Outstanding Leaders Award winners by Pinnacle Bank, from left: Wahoo High School students Tymber States, Ronnie Brust, Evann Vrana, and Bishop Neumann High School students Kelsey Chapek and Elliott Egr.

Five Wahoo Students Receive 2013 Pinnacle Bank 'Outstanding Leaders' Award

3 WHS & 2 Bishop Neumann Juniors Recognized among 50 State-Wide!

Three students from Wahoo High School and two students from Bishop Neumann High School were among 50 students recently recognized by Pinnacle Bank and Midland University for their outstanding leadership contributions!

The Pinnacle Bank Outstanding Leaders Award is given annually to high school juniors in the area.  

This year, the 50 students represented 17 area high schools.

Students recognized from Wahoo High School were Ronnie Brust, daughter of Russell and Deana Brust, Tymber States, daughter of Lee States, and Evann Vrana, daughter of Steve and Ann Vrana. Students recognized from Bishop Neumann High School were Kelsey Chapek, daughter of Larry and Nancy Chapek, and Elliot Egr, son of Chris and Karen Egr.

The students attended a luncheon in their honor with their families and school representatives on Friday, April 12 at Midland University. The students were welcomed by Midland Univeristy President Dr. Ben Sasse and the Market President of Pinnacle Bank Mr. Scott Meister.  

After lunch, the students were addressed by Governor Dave Heineman. Governor Heineman spoke on the state of Nebraska’s efforts to continue the economic and educational strength of Nebraska. He encouraged the students to continue their education and leadership skills to continue to grow the state and our country.

After receiving their awards, the students heard from Midland University’s Director of Admissions Mr. Jason Blohm. Blohm encouraged the students to find the school that was the right for them. In addition, he announced that their partnership with Pinnacle Bank was unique in that each student who received this award and attended Midland University would be awarded $1000.  

After the presentation, students had the opportunity to take a group picture with Governor Heineman.

Congratulations Elliott, Evann, Kelsey, Ronnie, and Tymber. We look forward to your bright futures ahead!

Five Wahoo Students Receive 2013 Pinnacle Bank 'Outstanding Leaders' Award

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