Andrew Knutson honored as outstanding student leader Andrew Knutson, a junior at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, was selected UNL's outstanding student leader. The award recognizes students who not only stand out as leaders, but who also encourage other students to get involved.
The award is given to one male and one female each year, and carries with it a scholarship which covers all tuition and fees for his/her senior year.
Knutson said that attending the awards banquet was a humbling experience because of how many great student leaders were recognized.
"I felt honored to be in such company," he said.
Knutson, a 2002 graduate of Vermillion High School, is the son of Dr. Richard and Ginni Knutson.