Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then a chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. North northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Haylee Sandman, UNL Head Basketball Coach Amy Williams, Payton Yearous
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln honored Nebraska eighth-graders for their academic excellence, leadership and perseverance May 10, 2017 at the Nebraska Union. Two Wauneta-Palisade Eighth Graders, Haylee Sandman and Payton Yearous, were recognized.
The Big Red Stars program is designed to recognize outstanding eighth-grade students in Nebraska. These talented young people were nominated by school principals and guidance counselors for showcasing strong leadership skills and academic promise.
The ceremony was sponsored by UNL and EducationQuest. Highlights of the event included individual recognition and awards and special remarks from Amy Williams, Nebraska Women’s Head Basketball Coach and Valeria Rodriguez, student keynote speaker.
Congrats to Payton & Haylee for this special and well-deserved recognition.