Lucy Adkins grew up in rural Nebraska, attended country schools, and received her degree from Auburn University.
Currently she is working towards her MFA in writing at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
His topics range from America’s wars to presidential campaigns, from journalism to the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.
Pat is a native Nebraskan, a writer, and a musician with an interest in her historical heritage.
Cherrie is an educational storyteller who speaks with an Irish brogue, dresses in period attire and delivers spell binding one-act plays that make audiences laugh and cry.
Speaking for more than 35 years to all ages, her venues include elementary, especially 4th grade, through high school, libraries, museums, adult and youth church groups, senior centers, banquets and festivals.
Marci is a member Western Music Association and Nebraska’s Outlaw Trail Scenic Byway Highway 12. John Calvert is Professor at Creighton University, where he teaches courses on medieval and modern Middle Eastern history.
His research has focused on Islamic movements in the Middle East, including Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood and radical jihadi groups such as Al Qaeda and ISIS, in addition to Britain’s imperial involvements in the Middle East in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Calvert’s most recent book, Sayyid Qutb and the Origins of Radical Islamism, received critical acclaim. Y., a master’s degree in sociology and a doctorate in sociology and social psychology from Utah State University.On the Wayne State College faculty since 1980, Paul teaches about family violence, the war on drugs, rural sociology, juvenile delinquency and technology.He is a six-time nominee for the State Colleges Teaching Excellence Award, and students twice have selected him the Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year.Bill Behmer is a founder of LAFTA, the Lincoln Association for Traditional Arts.He served as the organization’s artistic director for more than 10 years and received the 1998 Mayor’s Arts Award from the Lincoln Arts Council for his volunteer work promoting old-time folk music.Cherrie boasts of being a “true Nebraskan,” as she has lived in both ends of the state and is a fourth generation farm girl.