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DeMoine Adams

DeMoine Adams

Ready...Set...Perform
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@DeMoine Adams is not only a motivational speaker, but an artist who inspires others to be greater, to be leaders, and to be winners in the game of life. He was a three-year starting Blackshirt Defensive End for the Nebraska Cornhuskers who led the team in quarterback sacks during his time on the team. DeMoine played an instrumental role in helping the Huskers win a Big 12 conference championship in 1999 and helped lead the Huskers to the National Championship Rose Bowl in 2002. Off the field, DeMoine received Academic All-American honors, First-Team Academic All-Big 12 honors over the course ...
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Stacy Allison

Stacy Allison

First American Woman to Climb Mt. Everest
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Stacy's climbed the world's most famous mountain, now she's helping organizations across the globe scale their own monumental challenges. Stacy Allison brings a vast range of experiences and knowledge to her energetic and dynamic presentations. Stacy is best known as the First American woman to summit Mt. Everest. She is also president of Stacy Allison General Contracting, a residential building company. She serves on the Board of Trustees of National University and is the Chairperson for The Oregon Lung Association's fundraiser, Reach the Summit. Remarkably, she is also a successful author and committed mother of two. Stacy’s mission is to ...
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Clayton Anderson

Clayton Anderson

United States Astronaut
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@On Christmas Eve in 1968 the Astronauts of Apollo 8; Frank Borman, James Lovell and William Anders did what no other humans had ever done. Now, over 50 years ago, a turbulent world cast their eyes to the heavens for a unique view of our home planet. It was on this very night, when humans were able for the very first time in history, to see our planet Earth rise over the lunar horizon, that a small-town boy from Nebraska decided to pursue his life’s work of becoming a United States Astronaut, just a mere two months shy of his ...
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Ross Bernstein

Ross Bernstein

Inspirational Business Speaker & Best-Selling Sports Author
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Ever wonder why certain teams WIN consistently, whereas others come up short? Ross explains WHY — in an engaging and visually entertaining style that’s designed to improve YOUR organization’s overall performance, morale and bottom-line profitability...  The best-selling author of nearly 50 sports books, Ross Bernstein is an award-winning business speaker who helps companies and organizations perform more like CHAMPIONS. Ross and his books have been featured on thousands of television and radio programs over the past 20 years, including CNN, MSNBC, CBS This Morning, FOX News, Bloomberg, ESPN, Sports Illustrated and the CBC, as well as in the Wall Street ...
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Walter Bond

Walter Bond

"Mr. Accountability"
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Walter Bond is called “Mr. Accountability” because he forces each one of his listeners to learn to be responsible for whatever the situation they are in. Through his programs, workshops, books and CDs, he travels the world teaching that personal accountability, confidence, and success are possible for all who desire it; from frontline personnel to the CEO. Walter reveals how to harness the power of accountability and become a rock star of your industry.A former NBA athlete, Walter rose from being a reserve player coming off the bench to become the first rookie-free agent to start for the Dallas Mavericks ...
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Sean Callahan

Sean Callahan

Nebraska Football Correspondent
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Rivals.com hired Sean Callahan in December of 2003 to work specifically for HuskerOnline.com, but he has worked with the company since 1999. Callahan has covered the daily Nebraska football practices and games since August of 1999 for a number of different media outlets. Callahan was named the 2006 and 2007 Nebraska Sports Writer of the year by the National Sports Writers and Sports Broadcasters Association of America and he was a finalist for the award again in 2008. He also received the 2006-07 Rivals.com Distinguished Service Award - the highest honor a Rivals.com employee can receive.On top of his work ...
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Adam Carriker

Adam Carriker

Former NFL Football Player & Host of the Carriker Chronicles
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Adam Carriker was born in Hastings, Nebraska to Dave and Nancy Carriker. Adam, an avid Husker fan, was born and raised on a family farm in the small town of Giltner, Nebraska. Despite moving halfway across the country at a young age because of his parents' jobs, Adam grew up with strong country values and a lifelong dream of playing for Nebraska, and one day, wearing a Blackshirt. The story of his career was in serious doubt, however, considering he wasn't allowed to play football for much of his young life. He was also more skilled at baseball and when ...
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John Cook

John Cook

NU Volleyball Coach - Dream Big
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@ When John Cook took over the reins of the Nebraska volleyball program, the challenge facing him was daunting. Cook replaced one of the sport’s legendary coaches in Terry Pettit, who won 694 matches and guided the Huskers to 18 consecutive NCAA appearances and six National Semifinals. Cook, who left an emerging power in Wisconsin to guide the tradition-rich Husker program, had his own vision for Nebraska volleyball. He saw a program that had even more potential to grow. To date, Cook has led the Huskers to four National Championships, six Finals appearances, nine Final Four appearances, 12 Conference Titles, ...
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Matt Davison

Matt Davison

@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Matt Davison was raised in Tecumseh, Nebraska where he was an outstanding high school athlete. In 1997, he was named Nebraska high school Athlete of the Year and was honored with the title of Mr. Basketball as well. After High School, Matt accepted a scholarship from head coach Tom Osborne to take to the gridiron for the University of Nebraska. Like many youngsters in the state, Matt dreamed of one day playing football for the Big Red, and in 1997, that dream came true! As a split end from 1997-2000 he finished his career ranked second all time among Nebraska ...
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Boyd Epley

Boyd Epley

Hall of Fame Strength Coach
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Boyd Epley presently serves as Assistant Athletic Director for Strength and Conditioning at Nebraska. Epley oversees the Husker Power Strength and Conditioning Department. When hired by former Athletic Director Bob Devaney in 1969, Nebraska became the first university to have a paid strength coach. Epley was Devaney’s only Head Strength Coach then worked under Tom Osborne for 25 years as his only Head Strength Coach. After 35 years Epley moved into an associate athletic director position to oversee the design and construction of the Tom and Nancy Osborne Athletic Complex and Hawks Championship Center.He retired from NU in 2006 then ...
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Jack Guggenmos

Jack Guggenmos

Instilling Excellence in Educators, Leaders & Mentors
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Jack Guggenmos has been involved in secondary education in Nebraska his entire professional career. In his four years at Dorchester, six at Arlington, and twenty at Aurora, he was a social studies instructor and head football coach. During those thirty years he also assisted in basketball and track. In his years as a coach, Jack served as the President of the Nebraska Coaches Association as well as an eight year stint on the Executive Board of the National High School Athletic Coaches Association; the last six of those years as their National Football Chairman. He also served as an assistant ...
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Holly Hoffman

Holly Hoffman

CBS's hit reality show “Survivor" finalist and author
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Born and raised in Eureka, South Dakota, Holly Hoffman was the last remaining member of the Espada Tribe and the last woman standing on Season 21 of CBS’ hit reality show “Survivor Nicaragua.” Through that experience and others throughout her life, Holly was inspired to share her message of positivity, determination and confidence with business leaders, teachers and students across the nation.A professional motivational speaker and the author of Your Winner Within, Holly acknowledges that life is made up of challenges, and we are oftentimes faced with situations that seem insurmountable. But within each of us is an ability to ...
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Todd Huston

Todd Huston

More Than Mountains
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Todd Huston knows how to overcome incredible challenges. When his legs got caught in the propeller of a boat at age 14, his life was radically changed. He battled to keep his legs with numerous surgeries, but bone disease eventually forced him to have one leg amputated. Todd became a psychotherapist and clinical director of the Amputee Resource Center in California. He also worked in psychiatric hospitals for adults, adolescents and children. He used his professional skills and personal experiences to help patients achieve more in their lives. He also trained health-care professionals and authored articles in working with individuals ...
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Dean Jacobs

Dean Jacobs

Learn how to stay true to your dreams.
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Since 2001, Dean Jacobs has spent five years traversing across the globe exploring over 52 countries on a low budget adventure, propelled by a desire to understand the world. He graduated from Wayne State College, earning a degree in biology, with minors in earth science and art. Eventually, this path led him to Pfizer Pharmaceuticals where he was employed in sales/marketing for 10 years. After a great deal of soul searching, Jacobs left the security of corporate America, and decided to pursue other dreams. This was the beginning of a process that would lead to a travelling adventure that would ...
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Karl Mecklenburg, CSP

Karl Mecklenburg, CSP

Former Denver Bronco Linebacker Inspiring Long-Term Positive Change
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Karl Mecklenburg rose from a college walk-on and twelfth round draft choice to an NFL career that included three Super Bowl and six Pro Bowl appearances. The former Bronco’s captain spent his entire twelve year career in Denver and makes Colorado his home now. Mecklenburg was arguably the most versatile player in the NFL playing all seven defensive front positions often in the course of a single game. Karl was selected as the AFC Linebacker of the Year, AFC player of the Year, and since retiring from the NFL has been enshrined in the Denver Broncos Ring of Fame and ...
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Tom Osborne

Tom Osborne

Former Head Football Coach of the Nebraska Cornhuskers
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Tom Osborne is best known as the former head coach of the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Osborne was the head coach from the 1973 season until 1997, and led the Huskers to 13 conference championships and three national championships. His 255-49-3 record gave him the best winning percentage (83.6%) among active NCAA Division 1-A coaches at the time of his retirement and the fifth-best of all time. Osborne was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1999. In 2000, he received the Jim Thorpe Lifetime Achievement Award. As a college football coach, Tom Osborne was respected by his peers, and ...
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Mark Potter

Mark Potter

Coach and Advocate for Mental Illness
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Mark grew up in Sedan, Kansas, where he was a basketball and baseball fanatic! As a stand-out in both sports, he was recruited to play at the collegiate level. He first attended Cowley County Community College and then went on to finish his playing career at Kansas Newman College where he earned a degree in Secondary Education. From that point on, Mark became known as “Coach Potter." After teaching and coaching at the high school level for 11 years, Mark accepted the challenge of re-starting the men’s basketball program at his Alma Mater, now called Newman University. He remained at ...
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Rhonda Revelle

Rhonda Revelle

A Champion On and Off the Playing Field
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Rhonda Revelle has been a champion on and off the playing field while living in Lincoln and coaching since 1993. The Head Softball Coach at the University of Nebraska, Revelle has earned praise for her team-building skills, her ability to develop and maintain a winning program and her dedication to community servitude. On the field, Revelle is a member of the Nebraska Softball Hall of Fame and the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Hall of Fame. She has won seven conference and regional Coach-of-the-Year awards during her Husker career, including 2013. Off the field, Revelle has been honored with the ...
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Johnny Rodgers

Johnny Rodgers

Never Fair Catch! What it means to be fearless in your world!
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Millions of people around the world watched Johnny Rodgers’ sensational 72-yard punt return during the Nebraska vs. Oklahoma “Game of the Century” in 1971. Voted Most Valuable Player in the history of the Big Eight Conference and named by Sports Illustrated as “Husker Player of the Century”, Johnny was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2000. Now with the historic perspective of 40+ years of more championship games and awards including the Heisman Trophy, Johnny’s high performance records place him in the unique position to help others unleash their ultimate potential. Using sports metaphors to teach his ...
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Mike Schlappi

Mike Schlappi

If You Can't Stand Up, Stand Out!
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Mike Schlappi is an entertaining and remarkable speaker. Many inspirational and motivational speakers are accomplished athletes, authors, celebrities, and businessmen. Mike is too! He has instant credibility with any audience because he has earned these accolades following a shooting accident that left him paralyzed for life. He won't challenge his listeners to venture anywhere he hasn't been. Mike is a master of dealing with change through enhanced focus and revitalized energy. Gold medalist, author, businessman, husband and father of five – Mike Schlappi understands the need for consistent energy and constant focus. Mike earned an MBA and authored two successful ...
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Curtis Tomasevicz

Curtis Tomasevicz

2010 U.S.A. Gold Medalist Vancouver Winter Games
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Curt Tomasevicz grew up in Shelby, Nebraska, a town of nearly 700 people. While attending UNL, Curt played running back and linebacker for the Huskers from 2000 to 2003, earning most of his playing time on special teams. Curt holds a bachelor's and master's degree in Electrical Engineering with a minor in Astrophysics, and a Ph.D. in Biological Engineering, all from the University of Nebraska. During his first season of bobsledding in 2004, Curt landed on the World Cup circuit, consistently pushing on the USA II sled. He made his first Olympics in 2006 in Torino, Italy, sliding to 6th ...
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Jim Weeks

Jim Weeks

NO EXCUSES – CHOOSE YOUR ATTITUDE
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Jim was born and raised in southeast Nebraska. He and his wife Kim have 5 children. He was the coach of the Beatrice Orangemen basketball team for 24 years before being named the head coach at Doane College in 2012. He graduated from Fairbury High School and Doane College, where he competed as a decathlete on the Doane track team. Both of Jim’s parents were teachers, and he knew from a very young age he wanted to be a teacher and a coach. His successful experiences in teaching and coaching have led to a passion for learning and sharing all ...
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Don Yaeger

Don Yaeger

Best-Selling Author, Leadership Speaker, Former Sports Illustrated Editor, CEO of Sports PR firm and Cancer Survivor
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@As an award-winning keynote speaker, business leadership coach, eleven-time New York Times best-selling author, and longtime Associate Editor for Sports Illustrated, Don Yaeger has fashioned a career as one of America’s most provocative thought leaders. As a speaker, he has worked with audiences as diverse as Fortune 500 companies and cancer survivor groups, where he shares his personal story.He is primarily sought to discuss lessons on achieving greatness, learned from first-hand experiences with some of the greatest sports legends in the world. He is also often retained by companies and organizations to coach their leaders, management teams, and employees on ...
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Dave Zimmer

Dave Zimmer

Leading a Significant Life
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Dave Zimmer grew up in Hartington, Nebraska where he spent much of his youth working at his parent’s drive-inn restaurant. He graduated from the University of Nebraska at Kearney with a Bachelors Degree in Education. He later went on to earn his Masters Degree from Wayne State College in School Administration. Dave resides in Kearney and is married to his sweetheart Renae. The Zimmers have two grown children. Dave is currently employed by the Kearney Public School District. He has twice been named to Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers. He has also served on the Nebraska State Steering Committee on ...
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