Kieran Burkey, daughter of Thomas and Jennifer Burkey, is a 6th-grade student at Pound Middle School, 4740 S. 45th St. Kieran was cited for her kindness, quality work, exemplary character, and her compassionate nature. She is an EPA (Elite Player Academy) mentor, member of Christ Lutheran and First Mennonite churches, and plays on a competitive select soccer team. She is an Honor Roll student, a grand champion horse show rider, and has shown lambs in 4-H shows.
Tyler Crouse, son of Michelle and David Crouse, is an 8th-grade student at St. Joseph School, 1940 S. 77th St. Tyler was cited for being a hard-working, conscientious student who leads by example. He is an Gold Honor Roll student, and a recipient of Exemplary Student and Exemplary Attendance awards. He participates in the Lincoln Dodgers baseball and Lincoln Venom basketball programs, plays bass at Mass, and is a member of Youth Rock.
Preston Green, son of Bridget and Darrin Green, is a 6th-grade student at Schoo Middle School. Preston was cited for his work ethic, helpfulness, and quality work. He’s earned Academic Connections Student of the Week honors and earned 6th grade CHAMPS recognition. He plays for the Police program in the Lincoln Midget Football League, participates in YMCA baseball, and has played on a Spirit Basketball team that took third place in a tournament. He enjoys helping the elderly.