Bob Palensky Scholarship

Bob PalenskyThe Bob Palensky Scholarship, in the amount of $250, will be presented to an outstanding high school senior who will attend any Nebraska college or university and participate in the band program their freshman year.

The Bob Palensky Memorial Scholarship was established in the 1999-2000 school year in the memory of Bob Palensky beloved Band Director from Crete and David City, who was tragically killed in a car accident in June of 1998. Bob was serving as the secretary on the NSBA Board at the time of his death.



2007 - B.J. Layher Springfield—Platteview High School

2008 - Zachary Nathan - Norfolk Senior High School

2009 - Alisa Marie Stuckert

2010 - Morgan Lyons - Plattsmouth high School

2011 - Krista Couton - Wahoo Nueman

2012 - Madisen Geiler - Waverly High School

2013 - No applicants

2014 - Michaela Steager - Wahoo Nueman

2015 - Alyssa Pracht - Waverly High School

2016 - Nick Brown - Waverly High School