The Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) is pleased to announce the individuals
selected to the NSAA Student Advisory Committee for the 2020-21 school year. These new
members will join the 10 seniors serving their second year:
Gretna High School—Chloe Irwin
Hastings High School—Kaitlyn Laux
Kearney Catholic High School—Mason Mandernach
Leyton High School—Brenton Abbott
Lincoln Southeast High School—Camilla Ibrahimova
Norris High School—Sophia Talero
South Sioux City High School—Aubree Van Berkum
Stanton High School—Thomas Cunningham
Wahoo High School—Carson Lavaley
Wauneta-Palisade High School—Alexa Sandman
Out of over 75 outstanding applicants, ten were selected to serve for their junior and senior years.
These students were selected from the Nebraska’s six NSAA districts. The selection process was extremely competitive and focused on the representation of gender, school classification, minority representation, and participation in interscholastic athletics/activities. This group collectively represents all the NSAA sponsored activities.
The Student Advisory Committee helps to promote the mission of the NSAA, encompassing
leadership, sportsmanship and integrity. The focus is on providing education and leadership through open and honest communication with all member schools and their students, administrators and coaches.
Duties and responsibilities are: discuss current student and Association issues; assist with
various Association functions; help to maintain an avenue of communication between the
Association and the student participants themselves; creating and implementing initiatives within their respective schools, communities and/or school conferences.
Additional responsibilities include:
• Students providing input, helping to develop and attending the sportsmanship and
leadership summits in conjunction with the Nebraska Coaches Association.
• Students recording public service announcements (PSAs), through our media partner