Twenty senior students have been selected as UNL’s homecoming royalty finalists.
The homecoming king and queen will be elected by the student body in an online vote on Sept. 24. They will be crowned Sept. 26 at halftime of the Nebraska vs. Southern Miss football game, which kicks off at 11 a.m. at Memorial Stadium.
Students nominated for homecoming royalty are listed below by hometown, with academic major(s) and parents’ names listed.
Aurora: Maggie Schneider, accounting, daughter of Jason and Sheila Schneider.
Bertrand: Tanner Nelson, agricultural economics, son of Mark and Jodi Nelson.
Elkhorn: Madelyn Petersen, international management, daughter of Matt and Laurinda Petersen.
Gothenburg: Brennan Costello, agribusiness, son of Steve and Becky Costello.
Lincoln: Kathryn Rentfro, chemical engineering, daughter of Robert and Ann Rentfro.
Nebraska City: Jacob Vasa, Spanish, son of Bradley and Jo Vasa.
Oakland: Elizabeth Uehling, agricultural and environmental sciences communications, daughter of Jay and Sheryl Uehling.
Omaha: Jonathan Berger, mechanical engineering, son of Gregory and Kimberly Berger; Christopher Davidson, biological systems engineering, son of Steven and Sandra Davidson; Ryan Drvol, mechanical engineering, son of Scott and Robin Drvol; Ann Himes, Russian, global studies and history, daughter of Timothy and Amy Himes.
Princeton: Maci Lienemann, animal science and biology, daughter of Trevor and Torri Lienemann.
Roca: Kayla German, nursing, daughter of Ron and Barb German.
Scribner: Glen Ready, agricultural economics with a public policy emphasis, son of Sid and Ruth Ready.
Seward: Brian Klintworth, accounting and finance, son of Mike and Holly Klintworth.
Wauneta: Larissa Wach, agribusiness, daughter of Loran and Nancy Wach.
Julesburg, Colorado: Tommy Olson, finance, son of Tom and the late Stacie Olson.
Minnetonka, Minnesota: Gillian Tvrdik, elementary education and special education, daughter of Michael and Shari Tvrdik.
Aberdeen, South Dakota: Hannah Brenden, psychology, daughter of Tom and Dianne Brenden.
Sioux Falls, South Dakota: Josh Waltjer, political science and pre-law, son of Kyle Peterson and Jenny Waltjer-Shearer.