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Fall 2022 Dean's Academic Honors

Fall 2022 Dean's Academic Honors

The Ag Education Center ready for Fall 2022 students now honored for academic success for the term.
The Ag Education Center ready for Fall 2022 students now honored for academic success for the term.


Jan. 31, 2023

By NCTA News

Academic honors for 64 students at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture are announced.

“We are pleased with the growing number of students achieving high honors on the Dean’s List and Honor Roll this past semester,” said NCTA Dean Larry Gossen.

“Again, I am impressed with the academic performance of these young people who manage their coursework in addition to participation on competitive teams, campus clubs and activities, holding jobs and work studies.”  

Students must be fulltime enrollees, with at least 12 credit hours for the semester to be eligible. NCTA offers academic programs in veterinary technology, agribusiness, agronomy, agriculture mechanics, animal sciences, and ag education. The college is a unique part of the University of Nebraska system as the sole two-year institution.

Eight Aggie students earned a perfect 4.0 grade point average for the Dean’s List. The 56 students earned their place on the Dean’s Honor Roll with a GPA of 3.5 to 3.99. Seven states were represented by the honorees.  Nebraska hometowns unless listed otherwise:

NCTA Deans List (4.0 GPA)

Lillian Kyes, Palmer

Alexis Keller, Council Bluffs, IA

Tanner Ostrander, Big Springs

Andrea Hipke, Spencer

Allison Wilkens, Gibbon

Garret Duba, Ogallala

Taylor Wilson, Hastings

Allison Lofton, Lodgepole

Honor Roll (3.5 to 3.99 GPA)

Brandi Coons, Callaway

Eva Searight, Stanton

Laureline Orr, Omaha

Reid Richards, Geneva

Claudia Stevens, Fordyce

Hayley Yost, Maxwell

Betty Books, Madison

Kenisha Huddleston, Maywood

Eric Schaefer, Hannaford, ND

Colton Haresnape, Lebanon, KS

Ashley Tramp, Crofton

Trevor Schneider, Cozad

Makayla Huddleston, Maywood

Ashley Kowalski, Lincoln

Emily Miller, Norton, KS

Kia Brown, Bruno

Marina Guynn, Kiowa, CO

Miya Rocha, Ord

Levi Lennemann, Franklin

Cauy Bennett, Elwood

Jasper Hunt, Saint Francis, KS

Taylor Lautenschlager, Doniphan

Grace Glaser, Spalding

Larista Barner, Wolbach

Emma Yarolimek, Papillion

Lilianah Orr, Omaha

Christopher Keane, Paradise, CA

Shelby Kofler, McCook

Reagan Ross, Callaway

Madolyn Clark, Grand Island

Callie Landauer, Blair

Cassidy Arp, Kennard

Riley Brown, Wray, CO

Ashton Lund, Waldo, KS

Sarah Jones, Minden, IA

McKenna Darby, Pleasanton

Cooper Mazza, Potter

Saige Johnson, Stapleton

Isabella Johnson, Lincoln

Nolan Buss, Stockton, KS

Katherine Thompson, Wray, CO

Emma Hollenback, Ewing

Aubrey Kelley, Lincoln

Konnor Thompson, Lawrence

Kyra Hearn, Gothenburg

Breanna Goodon, Hastings

Katie Morten, Holdrege

Aleena Wagner, Broadwater

Cody Flint, Herald, CA

Lydia Bowden, Lakewood, CO

Jozlyn Anderson, Plainview

Makenna Renzelman, Hazard

Ellie Welke, Long Pine

Heidi Wilkerson, Lumberton, TX

Cheyenne Bernhardt, Tampa, KS

Tara Zimmerling, Dawson

The college will hold commencement for the year on May 4, 2023. Degrees awarded from the Fall 2022 semester will be included in the May event. The second semester at NCTA began Monday, January 9, 2023.

Part of the University of Nebraska system, the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture is a two-year institution with a statewide mission of preparing students for successful careers in agriculture, veterinary technology and related industries. NCTA is known for its affordable tuition, high job-placement rate for its graduates, and for the success of student teams in competitive activities including crops judging, ranch horse events, livestock judging, shotgun sports, stock dog trials, and intercollegiate rodeo. The college is consistently ranked as one of the best two-year schools in the nation.

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