OMAHA, Neb. -- Omaha's own Precious McKesson has officially been appointed and sworn in to a position under President Biden's administration. 

McKesson took to Facebook on Monday morning telling her friends, family, and the community that she has accepted a position in the U.S. Department of Education as a special assistant in the Office of Communications and Outreach. 

McKesson was the first woman and first African American to cast an electoral vote for a democrat in Nebraska.