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Brenda Styskal was recently recognized as Volunteer of the Year for the Miss Nebraska Scholarship Pageant.
Styskal said she was very honored to be nominated for the award by Sally Haythorn who serves as the pageant director for Miss Lake McConaughy/Miss High Plains.
Styskal got involved with the pageant through Haythorn when asked to help with the tabulation of the scores—Styskal is a CPA in Grant with the regional firm of McPherron, Skiles and Loop. The firm also has offices in Imperial, Benkelman, North Platte and McCook.
For 18 years, Styskal has volunteered her time with the pageant by primarily tabulating the ballots, a task that fits her profession of working with numbers.
After tabulating the pageant scores from the judges, Styskal completes the official forms and passes them to the master of ceremonies.
Her task can be nerve-wracking but fun, she said. She gets enjoyment from watching the girls compete.
Styskal also said she is thrilled that the recognition as a volunteer brings a scholarship to the local pageant.