2020 Awards of Excellence Recipients Announced

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The First Responders Foundation is proud to announce the Awards of Excellence 2020 Winners.

Congratulations to the following students who have been selected as recipients of the First Responders Foundation Awards of Excellence 2020.

Fire

  • Landon Barrett – Underwood High School
  • Michaela Dooley – Yutan High School
  • John Farmer III – Omaha North High School
  • Leah Fitzke – Fremont High School
  • Elise Fitzpatrick – Papillion LaVista South High School
  • Jackson Glup – Plattsmouth High School
  • Tea Jackson – Bellevue West High School
  • Kiley Johnson – Millard West High School
  • Katelyn Komenda – Raymond Central High School
  • Rashawn McNeal-Lee – Omaha South High School
  • Caroline Moore – Marian High School
  • Matthew Neville – Ralston High School
  • Jack Nieto – Papillion LaVista High School
  • Noelle Philippi – Ralston High School
  • Mia Shepoka – Mercy Catholic High School
  • Gabe Stolinski – Gretna High School

Police

  • Claire Benson – Westside High School
  • Julia Benson – Westside High School
  • Isabella Milone – Glenwood High School
  • Jaclyn Negrete – Papillion LaVista High School
  • Owen O’Brien – Lewis Central High School
  • Meghan O’Neil – Skutt Catholic High School
  • Lucy Parizek – Omaha Burke High School
  • Antonio Rinn – Millard North High School
  • Connor Rinn – Millard North High School
  • Emily Saalfeld – Marian High School
  • Halley Shade – Conestoga High School
  • Emma Spizzirri – Skutt Catholic High School
  • Scott Swanson – Omaha Burke High School
  • Tyler Swanson – Omaha Burke High School
  • Amanda Vlcek – Millard South High School
  • Brady Weddum – Glenwood High School

We thank all of the outstanding students who applied for the award this year. The committee was impressed with the large number of exceptional applicants.

The recipients represent families from the Omaha Police Department, Omaha Fire Department, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Papillion Fire Department, Council Bluffs Police Department, and Crescent, IA Volunteer Fire Department.

2020 Awards of Excellence Recipients Announced

The First Responders Foundation is proud to announce the Awards of Excellence 2020 Winners.

Congratulations to the following students who have been selected as recipients of the First Responders Foundation Awards of Excellence 2020.

Fire

  • Landon Barrett – Underwood High School
  • Michaela Dooley – Yutan High School
  • John Farmer III – Omaha North High School
  • Leah Fitzke – Fremont High School
  • Elise Fitzpatrick – Papillion LaVista South High School
  • Jackson Glup – Plattsmouth High School
  • Tea Jackson – Bellevue West High School
  • Kiley Johnson – Millard West High School
  • Katelyn Komenda – Raymond Central High School
  • Rashawn McNeal-Lee – Omaha South High School
  • Caroline Moore – Marian High School
  • Matthew Neville – Ralston High School
  • Jack Nieto – Papillion LaVista High School
  • Noelle Philippi – Ralston High School
  • Mia Shepoka – Mercy Catholic High School
  • Gabe Stolinski – Gretna High School

Police

  • Claire Benson – Westside High School
  • Julia Benson – Westside High School
  • Isabella Milone – Glenwood High School
  • Jaclyn Negrete – Papillion LaVista High School
  • Owen O’Brien – Lewis Central High School
  • Meghan O’Neil – Skutt Catholic High School
  • Lucy Parizek – Omaha Burke High School
  • Antonio Rinn – Millard North High School
  • Connor Rinn – Millard North High School
  • Emily Saalfeld – Marian High School
  • Halley Shade – Conestoga High School
  • Emma Spizzirri – Skutt Catholic High School
  • Scott Swanson – Omaha Burke High School
  • Tyler Swanson – Omaha Burke High School
  • Amanda Vlcek – Millard South High School
  • Brady Weddum – Glenwood High School

We thank all of the outstanding students who applied for the award this year. The committee was impressed with the large number of exceptional applicants.

The recipients represent families from the Omaha Police Department, Omaha Fire Department, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Papillion Fire Department, Council Bluffs Police Department, and Crescent, IA Volunteer Fire Department.

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