Members

MADELEINE ADAMS

Madeleine Adams, daughter of Wendy and Tim Adams of Centennial Colorado, is an Elementary Education major. She is a Teammates mentor, FDP Representative and Senior Councilor for NHRI, a family representative for Dance Marathon, a College of Education and Human Sciences ambassador and student advisory board member, and serves as the Vice President of Recruitment Development for the Panhellenic Executive Board. She is the Alpha Phi Corp Board Scholarship Recipient, and is a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and the Dean’s List.

LINSEY ARMSTRONG

Linsey Armstrong, daughter of Elmer and Jane Armstrong of Scribner, is an Advertising and Public Relations major with minors in Business and Leadership & Communication. She was a speaker at TEDxLincoln and TEDxYouth@Lincoln, has served on the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs' Character Council, competed on the Cornhusker Speech and Debate Team, and was a New Student Enrollment Orientation Leader. She is involved with 3% at UNL, Scarlet Guard and serves on the advisory council for the Nebraska Women’s Leadership Network. She is a two time Big Ten Conference Champion in Public Speaking, a finalist for the Outstanding Student Leadership Award and received the Shane Osborn Student Leadership Award.

MCKENZIE BALFANY

McKenzie Balfany, daughter of Robert and Rebecca Balfany of Lincoln, is an Accounting major with minor in Management. She has served as the Vice-President of Finance and Assistant Recruitment Chair for Chi Omega, is a member of the Scarlets Dance Team, an ambassador for the College of Business Administration, a senior counselor for NHRI, and a member of the UNL Honors Program. She is the recipient of the David Distinguished and Richard L. Hofmann Scholarships and is a CBA High Scholar.

RACHEL BEST

Rachel Best, daughter of Joe and Jane Best of Eden Prairie, Minnesota, is a Speech Language Pathology major with minors in Education and Child, Youth, and Family Studies. She serves as the Membership Vice President of Gamma Phi Beta, Vice President of NSSLA, is a family representative for Dance marathon, a Teammates mentor, an ambassador for the College of Education and Human Sciences, and a FOCUS Bible study leader. She is a member of the Dean’s List and is the recipient of the Ruth Leverton Scholarship.

VANESSA DAVES

Vanessa Daves, daughter of Dede and Paty Daves of Hinsdale, Illinois, is a Spanish and Journalism major with a minor in Religious Studies. She has served as the Vice-President of Public Relations and Membership for Kappa Delta, is a family representative for Dance Marathon, was the Public Relations Chair for University Ambassadors, and she is a member of Order of Omega, Navigators, and Relay For Life. Vanessa is the recipient of the Corre Anding Stegall Award through Kappa Delta, the Ruth Leverton Scholarship, and won first place in the Nebraska Press Association Collegiate Writing Competition.

STEPHEN ENKE

Stephen Enke, son of Chuck and Carol Enke of Omaha, is a Marketing major with an Advertising Emphasis. He is the President of Beta Theta Pi, a senior counselor and Teaching Assistant for NHRI, and a Student Peer Educator for the University Health Center. He is a Regents Scholar and a member of the Dean’s List.

MATTHEW FOLEY

Matthew Foley, son of Mike and Susan Foley of Lincoln, is an Economics and Management major. He is the Project Manager of Project Zambia in Enactus, an executive board member and project executive of Going GloBALL, the Treasurer of FarmHouse Fraternity, a FOCUS Greek House Representative, and a member of the UNL Club Baseball Team. He is a Regent’s Scholar, an R Parker and MS Eastwood Scholars and a member of the Dean’s List.

MICHAEL GREUFE

Michael Greufe, son of Jim and Nancy Greufe of Elkhorn, is a Civil Engineering major with a minor in Business. He is the Business Manager for Farmhouse Fraternity, the Vice-President of Finances for the Engineering Student Advisory Board, a senior counselor in NHRI, is Operations Staff for the Big Event, and participates in Navigators and the Honors Program. He is a Regent’s Scholar, a member of the Dean’s List, and received the Schmidt Scholarship.

STETSON HEIRIGS

Stetson Heirigs, son of Rick Heirigs and Jenny Hawk-Heirigs of Aberdeen, South Dakota, is a Marketing major with minors in Community Economics and Social Dynamics. He is a member of the College of Business Administration Honors Academy, the ASUN Chief of Staff, the Administration Committee Chairman for the CBA Student Advisory Board, the Scholarship Chairman for Phi Delta Theta, a Nebraska Legends Peer Mentor and a Willard Community Center Volunteer. He is the Fraternity and Sorority Congressional Visits Student Lobbyist, and recipient of the Delta Tau Delta Scholarship and Achievement Award and the Phi Delta Theta Whole Man Scholarship.

MEREDITH HOVIS

Meredith Hovis, daughter of Phil and Ann Hovis of Lincoln, is a Mathematics major with a Business minor. She serves as the Chapter President of Gamma Phi Beta, is a FOCUS Greek Bible Study Leader and chapter representative, a Peer Mentor for the Nebraska Legends Scholarship Program, a Teammates mentor and a CenterPoint Birthday Crew Member. She is a David’s Distinguished Scholar, a Honors Scholar, and the recipient of the Wells Fargo Team Members’ Dependent Children Scholarship.

NICHOLAS KNOPIK

Nicholas Knopik, son of Kim and Barry Knopik of Lincoln, is a Biological Sciences Major with a minor in Music. He was the New Student Enrollment Logistics Coordinator, Project Co-Chair and Board of Directors Undergraduate Representative for NHRI, a member of the Cornhusker Marching Band, and participates in Girl Scouts in STEM, Dance Marathon and the UNL Honors Program. He is a Regent’s Scholar, the 2015 Orientation Leader of the Year, and is a finalist for the Outstanding Student Leadership Award.

CODY KUESTER

Cody Kuester, son of Gary and Linda Kuester of West Point, is an Agronomy and Agricultural Economics major with minors in Agribuissness, Entrepreneurship, and Mechanized Systems Management. He is the President of the CASNR Advisor Board, the Vice Noble Ruler of Scholarship and Philanthropy for Alpha Gamma Rho, the Treasurer for the Agricultural Economics/Agribuissines Club, and committee members for the Engler Program and Agronomy Club. He is a member of the Dean’s List, a UNL David Distinguished Scholar, and won the Superior Junior Award through the Agricultural Economics Department.

CAMERON MACIEJEWSKI

Cameron Maciejewski, son of Chuck and Colleen Maciejewski of Elkhorn, is a Computer Science major with minors in Business Administration and Mathematics. He is the Sergeant-at-Arms and former External Vice-President of Pi Kappa Alpha, a member and peer mentor in the Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management and is a member of the Order of Omega. He is a Regents Scholar, a member of the Dean’s List, and a Raikes Scholar.

MITCHELL MAY

Mitchell May, son of Mike and Leslie May of Omaha, is a Finance major with minors in Economics, Management, Marketing, and has a Certificate of Sales Excellence. He is an executive member of Beta Theta Pi, the Morale Director of Dance Marathon, the Operations Staff Director for The Big Event, a New Student Enrollment Orientation Leader and a Project Co-Chair for NHRI. He as selected to represent the College of Administration at the U.S. Naval Academy Leadership Conference, and is a UNL Outstanding Student Leadership Award Semi-Finalist.

HARRISON MCMINN

Harrison McMinn, son of Dr. Todd and Wendy McMinn of Omaha, is a History, Biology, and Pre-Med major with minors in Biochemistry, and Humanities in Medicine. He is the Chairperson of the University Health Center Student Advisory Board, President of the UNL Club Dodgeball Team, Honors Program Peer Mentor, and an Honors Program Student Ambassador. He is on the Dean’s List and is a Regents Scholar and Humanities in Medicine Distinguished Scholar.

HUNTER MILLER

Hunter Miller, son of Trent and Cindy Miller of Lincoln, is a Biological Systems Engineering major. He serves as the Risk Management Chairman and Chaplain for Phi Delta Theta, is on the leadership team for Navigators, and is a volunteer for the Big Event and Lincoln Berean Church. He is a National Merit Scholarship Recipient, and is a member of the Dean’s List and the UNL Honors Program.

BRILEY MOATES

Briley Moates, daughter of Bill and Melissa Moates of Lincoln, is a Biological Sciences major with a minor in Gerontology. She is a UCARE Student Researcher, Vice-President of Risk Management of Alpha Phi Sorority, Vice-President of the Pre-Dentistry Club, Project Co-Chair and Senior Counselor for NHRI, a Wellness Advocate, and is involved in Navigators Campus Ministry. She is a Regents Scholar and a member of the Honors Program and the Dean’s List.

LEEMAH NASRATI

Leemah Nasrati of Omaha, is a Political Sciences and Global Studies major with minors in Religious Studies and Arabic Studies. She is the ASUN Senator for the College of Arts and Sciences, the Co-Director of Family Relationship for Dance Marathon, Project Co-chair and senior counselor for NHRI, and is a member of Delta Gama, the Committee of Diversity and Inclusion, and the Government Liaison Committee. She is a Regents Scholar, a Woman of Character, Courage, and Commitment, and an Outstanding Student Leadership Award Nominee.

ABI PAUDEL

Abi Paudel, daughter of Bishnu Paudel and Anita Bista of Lincoln, is a Biochemistry/Pre-Med major with minors in Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs. She is the President of Amnesty International, the Technology Chair for Nepali Student Organization, a Resident Assistant, and is involved with Middle Eastern Student Organization and MED LIFE. She is a part of the William H. Thompson Scholarship Community, involved with UCARE, and is a Nebraska Achievement Scholar.

MORGAN PFEIFFER

Morgan Pfeiffer, daughter of Jim and Sally Pfeiffer of Friend, is a Biological Sciences major with minors in Sociology and Psychology. She is a Project Co-Chair and senior counselor for NHRI, an Honors Program Peer Mentor, an executive member for the Big Event, involved in UCARE research, a member of Gamma Phi Beta, and volunteers at Madonna Rehabilitative Hospital. She is a Regents Scholar, a member of the Dean’s List, and the recipient of the Honors Convocation Certificate of High Scholarship.

SYDNI ROWEN

Sydni Rowen, daughter of Jeff and Teresa Rowen of Omaha, is an Advertising and Public Relations major with minors in Leadership, Communication, and English. She is the Chief operating Officer for Jacht Student Advertising Agency, the Vice President of Communications for Delta Gamma, the Student Staff Communications Coordinator and Orientation Leader for New Student Enrollment, the Homecoming Co-Chair for ASUN, a council representative for the Nebraska Woman’s Leadership Network, and a family representative for Dance Marathon. She was selected to Franco’s List, won the Laura Cockson Memorial Scholarship, and was selected as a semifinalist for the Outstanding Student Leadership Award.

KELLY SCHATZ

Kelly Schatz, daughter of Mike and Lori Schatz of Naperville, Illinois, is a Finance and Marketing double major with a minor in Economics. She is a member of the UNL Women’s Soccer Team, former Alumnae Relations Chair for Alpha Omicron Pi, the External Director for the Big Red Investment Club, and is a member of the College of Business Honors Academy, the University Honors Program, and the Inner Circle Leadership Society. She was selected to Franco’s List, is a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, and was selected to the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team.

CHARLOTTE SJULIN

Charlotte Sjulin, daughter of Ann and Dave Sjulin of Omaha, is a Biology major with minors in Business and Gerontology. She is a member of the UNL Softball team, the President of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee, the author of the Nebraska Softball Blog, and a member of Inner Circle Leadership Society and Alpha Phi. She is a David Distinguished Scholar, Academic All-Big Ten, and a Big Ten Sportsmanship Award Recipients.

KEEVAN STATZ

Keevan Statz, son of Susan Sheridan-Statz and Steve Statz of Lincoln, is a management major with a minor in finance. He is the Associate Member Educator for Phi Kappa Theta, the Vice-President of Finance for the Nebraska Sports Business Association, a representative coordinator for FOCUS Greek, was the founding member of the Nebraska Club Golf Team, and was a member of the Big Red Investment Club. He is a member of the Dean’s List, and is a Canfield Scholar.

ELIZABETH STEVENSON

Elizabeth Stevenson, daughter of Randy and Laura Stevenson of Omaha, is a Psychology and Leadership major with minors in Spanish and Economics. She is the President of the Honors Peer Mentor Leaders, the Vice President and Scholarship Chair for Chi Omega, a senior counselor and teaching assistant for NHRI, an executive member of the College of Arts and Sciences Student Advisor Board, and the New Staff Training Chair for Launch Leadership. She is a Regent’s Scholar, past Mortar Board Notable, and a Dean’s Experimental Learning Scholar.

ALAYNA STOKES

Alayna Stokes, daughter of Martin and Diane Stokes of Omaha, is a Speech Language Pathology major with a minor in Leadership Communications. She is the President of the Nebraska Student Speech Language and Hearing Association, a member of Gamma Phi Beta Sorority and a senior counselor in NHRI. She is an alumnae of the Nebraska at Oxford Study Abroad Program and a National World Language Honor Society Member.

SAMUEL TAYLOR

Samuel Taylor, son of Christine and Bruce Taylor of Lodi, Wisconsin, is a Biochemistry and Biology double major with minors in Spanish, Chemistry, and Mathematics. He is the Treasurer of the UNL Spanish Club, the Vice-President of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, an undergraduate researcher at the FATTT Lab, volunteers at the People City Mission and the Big Event, and a member of the UNL Biochemistry Club. He is the National Merit Award Winner, received the Mohr Award, and won the Beckman Scholarship.

CARLOS VELASCO

Juan Carlos Velasco, son of Miguel and Maritza Velasco of Shelby, is an Art-Graphic Design major with a minor in French and Film Studies. He is the Founder and President of AIGA UNL, a member of the Environmental Sustainability Committee, a Hixson-Lied Ambassador, Cast Member, and Advisory Board member, is a Designer for the Jacht Ad Agency, and is a participating in an UCARE Research Assistantship. He is a Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholar, received the Elgas Promise Award, and is a UNL Student Involvement Student Leadership Award Finalist.

ALEXA VOLK

Alexa Volk, daughter of Tom and Debbie Volk of Lincoln, is an Advertising and Public Relations major with minors in English, and Leadership and Communications. She serves as the President of Alpha Phi, is a family representative for Dance Marathon, a senior counselor in NHRI, and a member of the Order of Omega and the National Honor Society of Leadership and Success. She was chosen as a published author for “Heroes Among Us,” is a member of the Dean’s List, and was chosen as the Alpha Phi Outstanding Member.

JEFFREY WALLMAN

Jeffrey Wallman, son of Wayne and Laurie Wallman of Filley, is a Biochemistry major with a minor in Chemistry. He is an Honors Peer Mentor Leader, the President of the Campus Red Cross, Philanthropy Chair for the UNL Honors Ambassadors, a volunteer coordinator for the American Medical Students Association, a trumpet player in the Big Red Express Pep Band, and the Secretary of the Alpha Zeta Honor Society. He is a Regents Scholar, a semi-finalist for the Outstanding Student Leadership Award, and a member of the CASNR Dean’s List.