Concordia University, Nebraska president's scholarships announced

SEWARD, Neb. –– Concordia University, Nebraska has announced the recipients of this year’s President’s Scholarships, its most prestigious academic award for incoming students.  The renewable scholarship is worth $15,000 a year for a possible total of $60,000 over four years. Recipients of the award meet the highest academic standards, including very high grade point averages and ACT scores of at least 31. In addition, they must maintain grade point averages of 3.5 or higher throughout their college careers. 

“We are delighted these students have selected Concordia,” said President Brian Friedrich. “Their academic gifts will be a blessing to the campus community, and we look forward to helping them continue to learn, serve and lead during the next four years.”

This year’s recipients:

Courtney Burma, Columbus, Neb.

Ryan Carsten, Milford, Neb.

Hannah Fortna, Gurley, Neb.

Madison Hawkins, Omaha, Neb.

Nehemiah Langness, Larned, Kan.

Lauren Staehr, Grand Island, Neb.

Jacob Tuma, Cordova, Neb.

Titus Utecht, Valentine, Neb.