Duncan Aviation Announces Karen K. Duncan Scholarship Winners From Nebraska, Michigan, and South Dakota

LINCOLN, NEB. — Duncan Aviation is pleased to announce the names of 20 recipients of Duncan Aviation’s 2011 Karen K. Duncan Scholarship program. The recipients, who have at least one parent who is a full-time Duncan Aviation employee, will each...


LINCOLN, NEB. — Duncan Aviation is pleased to announce the names of 20 recipients of Duncan Aviation’s 2011 Karen K. Duncan Scholarship program. The recipients, who have at least one parent who is a full-time Duncan Aviation employee, will each receive up to $4,000 for two years of continuing education at an accredited two- or four-year college or post-secondary vocational school. The money may be applied toward tuition, fees, books, or room and board.

Recipients were chosen by an independent selection committee who reviewed the students’ grade point averages, ACT scores, class ranking, citizenship, activities, leadership skills and responses to application essay questions. The winners include the following:

Leah Bridges, daughter of Dean and Deb Bridges of Lincoln, Neb.

Meghan Carnahan, daughter of Stacy and Julie Carnahan of Wahoo, Neb.

Corinne Fuoco, daughter of Dan and Joanne Fuoco of Lincoln, Neb.

Andrew Gospodarski, son of Dan and Jeannie Gospodarski of Lincoln, Neb.

Loxley Grafe, daughter of Jeff and Jeri Harmon of Avoca, Neb.

Josiah LaRue, son of Eric and Michelle LaRue of Eagle, Neb.

Zachary Leitschuck, son of Tony and Lisa Leitschuck of Lincoln, Neb.

Sarah Mertens, daughter of Mike and Michelle Mertens of Lincoln, Neb.

Nicholas Miesbach, son of Kevin and Mary Miesbach of Lincoln, Neb.

Riley Miller, son of Robert and Amy Miller of Seward, Neb.

Na’Taya Moore, daughter of Jack and Sheila Graham of Lincoln, Neb.

Cameron Ohrt, son of Melissa and James Ohrt of Battle Creek, Mich.

Tyson Osborn, son of Mark and Kristie Osborn of Lincoln, Neb.

Meagan Palensky, daughter of Greg and Mary Palensky of Ceresco, Neb.

Joshua Peterson of Rapid City, South Dakota, son of Jack Peterson of Lincoln, Neb.

Sandra Peterson, daughter of Harold and Elaine Peterson of Garland, Neb.

Dylan Scholl, son of Donna and Steven Scholl of Friend, Neb.

Alex Schueth, son of Lyle and Doris Schueth of Lincoln, Neb.

Molly Storm, daughter of Dale and Peggy Storm of Davey, Neb.

Alex Upah, son of Mike and Angela Upah of Lincoln, Neb.

Leah Bridges will graduate this spring from Lincoln High School in Lincoln, Neb. She is involved in many extracurricular activities, including Competitive Forensics, theater, International Club and Generation Green. She has also been involved in Chess Club, and has served as an Officer for the LHS Book Club. After graduation, she will attend the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Meghan Carnahan will graduate in May from Bishop Neumann High School in Wahoo, Neb. While attending high school, she has been active in cross country, basketball, softball and track. She is also involved in T.O.R.C.H. Club, Elizabeth Ann Seton Club, and Project Extra Mile. She has served as Vice President of National Honor Society and as an officer on Student Council. After graduation, Meghan will attend Doane College in Crete, Neb., to attain a degree in Business Administration.

Corrine Fuoco will graduate this spring from Lincoln Southwest High School in Lincoln. Her extracurricular activities include National Honor Society, theater, marching band and concert, jazz and show band. After graduation, she will attend Doane College in Crete, majoring in Veterinary Science.

Andrew Gospodarski will graduate this spring from Lincoln Southwest High School in Lincoln. During his high school years, he was involved in baseball, basketball, National Honor Society and Student Fan Federation. This fall, he will attend the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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