Award Winners

2024 NeHSA Scholarship and Award Winners

Nebraska State Children’s Champion                                                        

Deb Ross                                                                                                   

Head Start Child & Family Development Program, Inc., Hastings

Nebraska Head Start Administrator of the Year                                                   

Niki Gemar                                                                                     

Head Start Child & Family Development Program, Inc., Hastings

 Head Start Alumni-High School Senior Scholarship                                             

Taverra Sayaloune                                                                                            

Northwest Community Action Partnership, Chadron

Nebraska Head Start Excellence in Community Service Award                     

Jody Angel-Trejo, LIMHP                                                                      

Community Action Partnership of Mid NE, Kearney

Nebraska Head Start Family Advocate of the Year                                       

Amy Trueblood                                                                  

Northwest Community Action Partnership, Chadron

Nebraska Head Start Staff Higher Education Scholarship                   

Treianne Patterson                                                 

Community Action Partnership of Mid NE, Kearney

Nebraska Head Start Support Staff of the Year                                    

Christina Kautz                                                       

Community Action Partnership of Mid NE, Kearney

Nebraska Head Start Teacher of the Year                                                   

Nichole Zarek                                                                                   

Central Nebraska Community Action Partnership, Loup City

Nebraska Head Start Parent-Post Secondary Education Scholarship

Rebecca Sydzyik                                                          

Central Nebraska Community Action Partnership, Loup City

Nebraska Head Start Family Leader of the Year                                      

Bobbi Mason                                                                     

Head Start Child & Family Development Program Inc., Hastings