Homecoming King and Queen Crowned Thursday

Jami Schaffnitt
coordinator of student activities at the Nebraskan Student Union, 308.865.8523

Mike Eiberger of St. Paul  and Jael Johnson of Gothenburg have been crowned  Homecoming King and Queen at the University of Nebraska at Kearney.

The two were crowned Thursday night (Sept. 29) as a part of homecoming activities held at the UNK Health and Sports Center.


Johnson is the daughter of John C. Johnson and the late Judy Johnson of Gothenburg.  She represents Mantor Hall, where she is serving in her second year as a resident adviser.

A junior majoring in organizational communications, Johnson is involved in Loper Programming and Activities Council (LPAC), Phi Eta Sigma, Rho Alpha Sigma and Intramurals. She is also a supplemental instruction leader.


Eiberger is the son of Maury and Jeanine Eiberger of St. Paul.  He represents Mantor Hall, where he is the resident adviser for the Healthy Lifestyles Community.

A junior majoring in pre-pharmacy and industrial distribution, Eiberger is a Chancellor’s Ambassador and a UNK Diplomat. He is also involved in the Health
and Science Club, Phi Beta Lambda and Resident Adviser Council, where he
serves as the president. He is also a Student Court Justice.

Other royalty finalists, listed alphabetically by hometown, include:

Queen Finalists

Morgan Anderson
Anderson is the daughter of Douglas and JoAnn Anderson and Jeri Anderson of Amherst. She is representing student government where she is a senator for the College of Natural and Social Sciences. Morgan is a junior majoring in political science and international studies, minoring in Spanish. She is involved in the Honors Program, Campus Crusade for Christ and is a resident adviser in Randall Hall.

Sarah Marshall
Marshall is the daughter of Art and Kristi Marshall of Elm Creek. She is representing Randall Hall. She is a junior studying chemistry with an emphasis in molecular biology. Sarah is a resident adviser and is involved in the Honors Program, National Residence Hall Honor Society, Phi Eta Sigma and is a scholar of IDEA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence.

Out of State

Suzanne Bochmann
Bochmann is the daughter of Fred and JoAnn Bochmann of Red Oak, Iowa. Suzanne is a senior majoring in music business and recreation park management. She represents the CTW Hall Council. She is a resident adviser and is involved in Delta Omicron, Phi Beta Lambda, American Legion Auxiliary, Antelope Artillery, basketball Pep Band and Choraleers. She also volunteers with Habitat for Humanity.

King Finalists

Luke Saulsberry
Saulsberry is the son of David and Christie Saulsberry of Auburn.  Luke is a junior majoring in organizational communication. He is sponsored by the National Residence Hall Honor Society. Luke is also a resident adviser in Mantor Hall and the president of the Loper Programming and Activities Council. He enjoys tennis.

Cody Sasek
Sasek is the son of Marvin and Bev Sasek of Wilber. He is a senior majoring in exercise science and is representing Pi Kappa Alpha, where he currently serves as president. Cody is also involved in Mortar Board, the Honors Program, Order of Omega and the Chancellor’s Ambassadors. He is a student athletic trainer and works as an intern in the Kearney High School Athletic Training Room.

Out of State

Brad Miller
Miller is the son of Mark and Carol Miller of Le Mars, Iowa. He represents Randall Hall.  Brad is a junior majoring in chemistry with a business emphasis. He is a member of the UNK baseball team, the Honors Program, Phi Eta Sigma and is a resident adviser in Randall Hall.