2019 Ronda L. Dix Memorial Scholarship

The recipient is a graduating senior who plans to continue their education in Nebraska while studying nursing, physical therapy, or another medical field.


NAME Amya Harris-Harper
PARENTS Darlene Harris-Hogan
COUNTY POSITION Darlene is a JSO for Sarpy County
HIGH SCHOOL Central High School
COLLEGE College of St. Mary
MAJOR Nursing


2019 NACO Scholarship Recipient Bios

Twelve children of county officials and employees have been chosen to receive $1,000 NACO scholarships. The recipients are graduating seniors who plan to continue their education in Nebraska. NACO began its scholarship program in 1999.


NAME Trysha Brierly
PARENTS Tony and Robin Brierly
COUNTY POSITION Tony is a heavy machine operator for Dawes County
HIGH SCHOOL Chadron High School
COLLEGE Chadron State College
MAJOR Business Administration, Accounting – CPA

NAME Troy Cooley, Jr.
PARENTS Troy Cooley Sr. and Amy Cooley
COUNTY POSITION Troy is a pavement and asset specialist for Douglas County
HIGH SCHOOL Ralston High School
COLLEGE University of Nebraska - Omaha
MAJOR Aviation

NAME Daniel Fleischer
PARENTS Wade and Jennifer Fleischer
COUNTY POSITION Jennifer is the deputy Clay County Attorney
HIGH SCHOOL Adams Central High School
COLLEGE University of Nebraska - Lincoln
MAJOR Nutrition, Exercise and Health Science

NAME Colby Grossart
PARENTS Mindy and Chad Grossart
COUNTY POSITION Mindy is the Greeley County Clerk
HIGH SCHOOL Central Valley High School
COLLEGE Hastings College
MAJOR Undecided

NAME Logan Gustafson
PARENTS Matt Gustafson and Jenny and Kevin Koziol
COUNTY POSITION Matt is an equipment operator for Nance County
HIGH SCHOOL Fullerton High School
COLLEGE Northeast Community College
MAJOR Agronomy

NAME Madison Jones
PARENTS Kevin and Jeni Jones
COUNTY POSITION Kevin is a Sarpy County Investigator
HIGH SCHOOL Elkhorn South High School
COLLEGE University of Nebraska - Omaha
MAJOR Nursing (BSN)

NAME Sadie Lamplot
PARENTS Teri and Joel Lamplot
COUNTY POSITION Teri is the Cuming County Economic Development Director
HIGH SCHOOL Pender High School
COLLEGE University of Nebraska - Lincoln
MAJOR Advertising / Marketing and Hospitality, Restaurant, and Tourism Management

NAME Garret Malander
PARENTS Ronda and Ken Malander
COUNTY POSITION Ronda is the Nance County treasurer
HIGH SCHOOL Fullerton High School
COLLEGE University of Nebraska - Lincoln
MAJOR Agricultural Engineering

NAME Carson Morgan
PARENTS Bob and Janelle Morgan
COUNTY POSITION Bob is a heavy equipment operator for Howard County
HIGH SCHOOL St. Paul High School
COLLEGE Nebraska Wesleyan University
MAJOR Exercise Science

NAME Carter Ossian
PARENTS Joey and Deb Ossian
COUNTY POSITION Joey is the Butler County veterans service officer
HIGH SCHOOL David City High School
COLLEGE Wayne State College
MAJOR English Language Arts Education

NAME Tiana Rice
PARENTS Tim and Sue Rice
COUNTY POSITION Tim is the 911/jail supervisor for Morrill County
HIGH SCHOOL Bridgeport High School
COLLEGE University of Nebraska - Lincoln
MAJOR Physics

NAME Conner Stevens
PARENTS Jeff and Jennifer Stevens
COUNTY POSITION Jeff is the Keith County sheriff
HIGH SCHOOL Ogallala High School
COLLEGE Mid-Plains Community College
MAJOR Electrical Technology