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State Officers

Meet the Officers

Emma Bailey –


Omaha South High School

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Bernice Hilker – 

Vice President of Membership

Omaha Burke High School

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Grace Schirmer – 

Vice President of Communications

The Career Academy – LPS

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Mackenzie McGuire – 


South Sioux City High School

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Become a State Officer

An officer’s year is one of exciting challenges, countless opportunities and life-long friendships. Holding a State Office is a time, travel and financial commitment. Applications are due February 15, 2021!

  • Maintain at least a 3.0 G.P.A.
  • Apply for scholarships as appropriate to their college, experience, interest
  • Demonstrate outstanding leadership on and off campus
  • Be available to attend officer meetings and trainings
  • Communicate directly to State Advisor of any scheduling conflicts that limit their participation
  • Wear appropriate Educators Rising Nebraska officer dress to all functions
  • Be a member of an active Educators Rising Nebraska affiliated chapter
  • Attend the State Officer Leadership Academy (SOLA)
  • Attend the Educators Rising Nebraska State Leadership Conference
  • Make every attempt to attend the Educators Rising National Conference

If you are a Junior, entering your Senior year and can meet the commitments of being an officer, talk to your Advisor about your interest in being a State Officer Candidate.