LINCOLN - Each year the Nebraska School Activities Association and the Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association recognize students who have been nominated by their schools, based on their individual academic excellence, leadership and significant contributions made to their NSAA activity.

The NSAA and the NCPA recognized 1,813 award winners of the 2019-20 Winter NCPA Academic All-State Award.

This year’s recipients bring the total number of NCPA Academic All-State Award winners to over 77,000 spanning the 14 years of this awards program.

Area athletes who were recognized for their hard work over the winter include;


Justin Book and Trey Comstock (basketball), Kiara Libal and Camryn Ray (basketball), Riley Herring and Elandra Johnson (speech) and Blaine Christo and Jacob Ludwig (wrestling).

Bishop Neumann

Tegan Ahrens and Thomas Haberman (basketball), McKayla Most and Lindsey Thiele (basketball), Tyler Masek and Kyra Scanlon (speech) and Jon Matulka and Aaron Ohnoutka (wres


Cedar Bluffs

Alyssa Classen and Skylar Shanahan (basketball), Karissa Adams and Christine Kotschwar (speech) and Madison Griffis and Emma Kavan (wrestling).

East Butler

Amanda Aerts and Olivia Bohac (basketball) and Amanda Aerts and Sydney Christensen (speech).


Andrew Carritt and Blaine

Nicola (basketball), Jaden Felty and Abby Miller (basketball) and Kaitlyn Hanson and Kelly Richards (speech).

Raymond Central

Michael Potter (basketball), Katelyn Komenda and Rachel Potter (basketball), Isaiah Enevoldsen and Calleigh Osmera (speech)and Mitch Albrecht and Conner Kreikemeier (wrestling).


Trey Scheef and Thomas Waido (basketball), Kendal Brigham and Kelsie Sears (basketball) and Gavin Pokorny (wrestling).


Andrew Heffelfinger and Hogan Wingrove (basketball), Julia Martin and Macy Persinger (basketball), Summer Kreikemeier and Tressa Neeman (speech) and Evan Canoyer and Charles Johnson (wrestling)


Joel Pleskac and Colby Tichota (basketball) and Emma Lloyd and Johanna Vandenack (basketball).

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