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CCC Students Named to Nebraska All-State Academic Team

April 14, 2017

Six Central Community College students were named to the 2017 Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Nebraska All-State Academic Team April 11 in a ceremony at the Cornhusker Marriott in Lincoln. 

PTK All-State Academic Team Members

The all-state academic team is an effort sponsored by PTK, an international honor society for two-year colleges, and the Nebraska Community College Association to honor students for academic achievement, leadership and community service.

The team included the following CCC students:

Megan Ahlers of Emerson is enrolled in the academic transfer program at the Columbus Campus where she is active in the Phi Theta Kappa Chi Sigma chapter. She has been named to the college’s Dean’s List for achieving a GPA between 3.5 and 3.99 each semester. After graduating from CCC, she plans to transfer to the University of Nebraska at Omaha to complete a bachelor’s degree in business administration.

Cadee Brown of Hastings is a business administration member at the Hastings Campus where she served as president of the Phi Theta Kappa Beta Alpha Delta chapter in 2015-16. She is a member of the Student Activities Committee and Judicial Board and a tutor and consultant in the Academic Success Center. She was been amed to the Dean’s List one semester for achieving a GPA between 3.5 and 3.99 and to the President’s List for four semesters for achieving a perfect 4.0 GPA. After earning her degree at CCC, she plans to work toward a bachelor’s degree in business transfer at Hastings College.

Brittanie Bunger of Kearney is a business administration and accounting major at the Grand Island Campus. She is an active member of the Phi Theta Kappa Alpha Tau Tau chapter and the National Honor Society of Leadership and Success and has been recognized for achieving a high GPA three semesters in a row. She also serves as chairwoman for Cub Scouts Pack 135 in Kearney. After she graduates from CCC with an associate’s degree, she plans to seek a job in the business administration and accounting field.

Jordan Dassinger of Heartwell is a student at the Hastings Campus where she will begin the dental hygiene program this fall. She currently serves as vice president of scholarships of the Phi Theta Kappa Beta Alpha Delta chapter and vice president of the National Honor Society of Leadership and Success and has been named to the President’s Honor List for achieving a perfect 4.0 GPA. She also is involved with the Nebraska State Rodeo Association, is a NSLA-SNT facilitator and has worked with the NSLS Campus Cleanup, PTK Blood Drive, and PTK Food and Hygiene Drive. When she completes her associate of applied science degree in two years, she plans to take online classes through the University of Missouri in Kansas City.

Allan Osburn of Cairo is enrolled in the academic transfer program at the Grand Island Campus where he is vice president of service for the Phi Theta Kappa Alpha Tau Tau chapter. He also is assistant scout master for Boy Scout Troop 103; campground chairman for Merit Badge University, which attracts about 400 Boy Scouts and leaders; adjutant for American Legion Post 333 in Cairo; vice commander for American Legion District 6; and safety officer for the Cairo Fire Department. He has received the U.S. Army’s Meritorious Service, Army Commendation and Army Achievement medals; Boy Scouts’ District Award of Merit; and a 30-year service award from the Cairo Fire Department. After he graduates from CCC in May, he plans to work for a secondary education degree at the University of Nebraska at Kearney.

Grant Wyatt of Tilden is an environmental biology major at the Columbus Campus where he serves as president of the Phi Theta Kappa Chi Sigma chapter. His other activities on campus include serving as a student ambassador, peer mentor and tutor. He has received the EducationQuest Reaching Your Potential Scholarship, Vincent Lempke Memorial Scholarship and Newport Presidential Leadership Scholarship. After he graduates from CCC this May, he plans to transfer to Peru State College to complete his undergraduate studies.