Mike Troester Educator Award

Award Amount: TBD

The Mike Troester Outstanding Educator Award is a means of recognizing outstanding educators at Southeast High School. The award was created through the joint efforts of Junior Achievement, the Lincoln Southeast Student Council, and PTSO in memory of Mike Troester, former Economics teacher at Southeast. The award fund shall distribute 4% of the accumulated fund balance each year. 

Who is Eligible

Lincoln Public School educators at Southeast High School


Selection of the award recipient is based on qualities displayed by Mike Troester during his teaching tenure:

  • Lifetime commitment to teaching
  • Fair treatment of all students
  • Approachable and kind to all students
  • Encouraged students to “go the extra mile”
  • Use of outside resources and new approaches to old material in the classroom
  • Encouraged both veteran teachers and new staff
  • True educator, sharing his abilities with faculty and students
Nominating Process

Nominations may be submitted by any individual or group

Selection Committee

Lincoln Southeast High School committee and approved by the Foundation for Lincoln Public Schools.

Nomination Deadline

Deadline Extended

No online nomination form. Please mail name of nominee to the Lincoln Southeast office, 2930 So. 37thStreet, Lincoln, NE 68506.