Twenty high-achieving students will begin their college careers in Omaha this fall as members of the College of Business Administration (CBA) Scholars Academy.
Designed for business students studying at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO), the CBA Scholars Academy is welcoming its seventh cohort since the program began in 2015.
Representing 18 different high schools, they come from eleven cities spanning three states.
The following students are members of the 2021 freshman cohort:
|Ishani Adidam||Omaha, NE||Millard North HS|
|Johnnah Bailey||Omaha, NE||Omaha North HS|
|Daniel Baron||Omaha, NE||Millard West HS|
|Emily Bousquet||Lincoln, NE||Lincoln Pius X HS|
|Jerry Brito-Mendoza||Omaha, NE||Omaha South HS|
|Grant Coleman||Lees Summit, MO||Lee’s Summit West HS|
|Kathia Dimas||Crete, NE||Crete HS|
|Carissa Gottschalk||Seward, NE||Seward HS|
|Theresa Howard||Omaha, NE||VJ & Angela Skutt Cath HS|
|Chloe Johnson||Tabor, IA||Fremont Mills Jr-Sr HS|
|Carley Keller||Papillion, NE||Papillion-LaVista South HS|
|Maeve McCoy||Gothenburg, NE||Gothenburg HS|
|Miles McDonald||Omaha, NE||Millard West HS|
|Shelsey Portillo||Omaha, NE||Omaha South HS|
|Cambri Rolfes||Waterloo, NE||Elkhorn South HS|
|Sophia Rubenstein||Papillion, NE||Omaha Bryan HS|
|Silas Sorilla||Lincoln, NE||Lincoln Southwest HS|
|Jocelyn Tena Vigil||Schuyler, NE||Schuyler Central HS|
|Joshua Varner||Wahoo, NE||Bishop Neumann HS|
|Ellison Vavra||Omaha, NE||Omaha Burke HS|
CBA Scholars receive financial support — a minimum $5,000 annual scholarship, awarded over four years, for a total of $20,000 — mentoring from business professionals, hands-on leadership opportunities, an international travel experience, and other personal and professional development programming.
The Academy selects students who demonstrate commitment, passion, character, generosity, initiative, and academic excellence. Applications for the 2022 cohort will be accepted starting October 2021.
For more information, visit cba.unomaha.edu/scholars or contact Bethany Hughes, program director: 402.554.3192 or bjhu[email protected]