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19 Huskers Participate in Fall PEO Experiences

By Ashley Stone
Above: Jacqueline Juffer, former Nebraska swimmer, poses in front of Capitol Hill, while serving as a legislative aid intern for the Office of US Senator Mike Rounds this semester in Washington, D.C.

This fall, 19 recent Nebraska letterwinner graduates are utilizing their Post-Eligibility Opportunities (PEO) scholarship, valued up to $7,500, to complete domestic and international internships as well as graduate coursework at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

Those using funds this fall include:

  • Paula Andrie (Track & Field) | Ecology Intern, Auckland University of Technology (New Zealand)
  • Alicia Armstrong (Softball) | Commercial Assistant Property Manager, World Group (Omaha, Neb.)
  • Melanie Blum (Track & Field) | M.A., Teaching, Learning & Teacher Education, UNL (Lincoln, Neb.)
  • Nolan Border (Track & Field) | Doctor of Physical Therapy, UNMC (Omaha, Neb.)
  • Marusa Cernjul (Track & Field) | M.S., Nutrition & Health Sciences, UNL (Lincoln, Neb.)
  • Jessie DeZiel (Gymnastics) | Sport Performance Intern, Next Level Performance Institute (Collinsville, Ill.)
  • Craig Driver (Track & Field) | Doctor of Pharmacy, UNMC (Omaha, Neb.)
  • Tyrell Galloway (Wrestling) | Davis Design, Electrical Intern (Lincoln, Neb.)
  • Chantal Duncan (Track & Field) | Teacher Assistant Volunteer, Family Service Lincoln (Lincoln, Neb.)
  • Cecilia Hall (Volleyball) | M.S., Environmental Engineering, UNL (Lincoln, Neb.)
  • Jacqueline Juffer (Swimming & Diving) | Legislative Aid Intern, Office of US Senator Mike Rounds (Washington, D.C.)
  • Breunna McCarty (Track & Field) | Youth Development Professional, Boys & Girls Club of Lancaster County (Lincoln, Neb.)
  • Cameron Palmer (Golf) | M.A., Business Administration, UNL (Lincoln, Neb.)
  • Cody Rush (Track & Field) | Doctor of Dental Surgery, UNMC (Lincoln, Neb.)
  • Christian Sanderfer (Track & Field) | Doctor of Medicine, UNMC (Omaha, Neb.)
  • Cassidy Stelzmiller (Golf) | Master of Professional Accountancy, UNL (Lincoln, Neb.)
  • Jake Sueflohn (Wrestling) | Wrestling Volunteer Assistant Coach, Purdue University (West Lafayette, Ind.)
  • Austin Wilson (Wrestling) | Doctor of Medicine, UNMC (Omaha, Neb.)
  • Morgan Woitzel (Cross Country/Track & Field) B.S., Nursing, UNMC (Omaha, Neb.)

Click here for more information about Nebraska’s PEO program or contact Ashley Stone, Director of PEO Programs, at or (402) 472-4656. 


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