Regan Hefner

Regan  Hefner


Plattsmouth, Neb.

High School:
Bellevue West


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HIGH SCHOOL: Bellevue West High School...qualified to seven Nebraska state championship meets (three times in cross country, four times in track and field)...earned medalist honors at the state cross country championships as a sophomore...all-state honoree...earned the Nebraska Coaches Association’s Super State Award in 2013...two-time MVP for cross country (2014-15)...named Top First-Year Runner for cross country team as a freshman...holds the District A-2 course record...earned a No. 2 career ranking on the Bellevue West Cross Country Olympia Conquest (No. 1 senior, No. 2 junior, No. 1 sophomore, No. 4 freshman)...earned the In The Game XC Team Award as a sophomore and senior...named Runza Student-Athlete of the Week as a senior...lettered every year in both cross country and track...became the 14th member of the BWHS women’s cross country team to earn four varsity letters...named to the Athletic Wall of Champions as a sophomore...three-time selection to the Nebraska Metro Conference All-Academic Team...earned four academic letters...member of the National Honor Society...four-year selection to the Honor Roll...member of Senator Deb Fischer’s Leadership Youth Advisory Council as a senior...two-year member of the Chorus...two-time member of the Sarpy County Teen Court...member of the Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps...earned the AFJROTC Outstanding Cadet Award as a junior and senior...also claimed the Leadership Award and Top Performer Recognition Award as a senior...received the Air Commando Award, Academic Excellence Award and Distinguished AFJROTC Badge as a junior...awarded with the AMVETS National Award as a sophomore...named Cadet of the Week and Cadet of the Semester all four years...four-year member of the Kitty Hawk Air Society (KHAS)...held numerous top positions in school’s AFJROTC Group, including Flight Commander, Deputy Inspector General, Inspector General, Deputy Group Commander and Group Commander...also served as secretary, treasurer, vice-president and president of KHAS...participated in the Congressional Award Club and Academic Bowl...graduated with a 5.413 GPA (5.0 scale)...ranked first academically in graduating class of 366.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Ron and Brooke Hefner...father served in the Air Force...has one older brother...interested in behavioral science...future plans include becoming a pilot, serving as an intelligence officer or working in a behavioral science-related field...hobbies include flying private aircraft, volunteering, antiquing and playing the piano...can say the entire alphabet backwards...both grandfathers served in the military (Robert Willard: Army Air Corps, Jean Hefner: Army U.S. Calvary)...also has an uncle, Dave Flannery, that served in the Air Force...member of Cadet Squadron 28.

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