2016 Honored Alumnus
Robert "Bob" Busteed-Class of 1956
The Honored Alumnus Award went to Bob Busteed (class of 1956), a man who was described by his loved ones as hard-working, honorable, modest, and young at heart; someone who keeps up with friends and consistently follows through. Not only is he admired and highly respected in his field, he also thrives on people and loves competition. As his wife lovingly stated, "He's part farmer, part businessman...and sometimes doing things he shouldn't." He graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan and has been in general management his whole life, running companies and mentoring young entrepreneurs. He has been actively involved with bible study for 15 years. Bob takes pride in his Nebraska and Elgin roots, returning to visit once a year and looks forward to reading the Elgin Review each week. He has two children and four grandchildren, and has passed down a book he wrote about growing up in Nebraska, titled, "Let Pops Tell You a Story." Although he lives on the east coast, his heart is still very much in Nebraska.