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Campus notes for March 27, 2014

Updated: April 28, 2014 10:31AM



St. Mary’s College

Several local students were named to the fall semester dean’s list at St. Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Ind. The students include:

Mary Claire Burchett, of Mokena; Margaret Davis, of New Lenox; Lauren Ficker, of Lockport; Blaithe Flaherty, of Mokena; Kelly Gutrich, of Tinley Park; Katherine Kingsbury, of Oak Forest: Haley Koth, of Homer Glen; Ellie Markham, of Tinley Park: Kelly Murphy, of Frankfort; Crystal Niemeyer, of Mokena; Nicole Roulo, of Mokena: Emily Rush, of Mokena; and Maria Welser, of Mokena.

Arizona State University

Several area students were named to the dean’s list at Arizona State University in Tempe. The students include:

Tyler Burke, of Frankfort; Jessica Christie, of Orland Park; Courtney Clement, of Lockport: Olivia Danley, of Frankfort; Cheyenne Degraff, of Tinley Park: Rachel Dinaso, of Mokena: Victoria Dinaso, of Mokena; Margaret Johnson, of Orland Park; Thomas Kelleher, of Tinley Park: Sarah Pakeltis, of New Lenox: Jonathan Plescher, of Tinley Park: Jennifer Szczurek, of Homer Glen; and Jamie Valla, of Tinley Park.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Three area students have been named to the fall semester dean’s list at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The students include:

Kevin Brian Campbell, of Homer Glen: Briana Zabierek, of Lockport: and Kaitlyn Elizabeth Burke, of Orland Park.

Carthage College

Several area students have been named to the fall semester dean’s list at Carthage College in Kenosha, Wis. The students include:

Michelle Balcerzak, of Tinley Park; Abbey Bobzin, of New Lenox; Elizabeth Calombaris, of Frankfort: Jill Candos, of Tinley Park; Courtney Grever, of Frankfort; Amanda Grigsby, of Orland Park: Robert Holan, of Tinley Park: Amanda Hozzian, of New Lenox; Anthony Jordan, of Midlothian; Taylor Kraft, of Mokena; and Amanda Kuchan, of Orland Park.

Also, Jason Olson, of New Lenox; Samantha Panozzo, of New Lenox: Sabrina Perrino, of Oak Forest; Andrew Pettit, of New Lenox: Rachel Post, of New Lenox; Elizabeth Rakich, of New Lenox; Ashlynn Rickord, of Oak Forest; Anna Robertson, of Orland Park; David Rodriguez, of Orland Park; Kristie Rohde, of Tinley Park: Gina Sipka, of Frankfort; Danielle Targosz, of Homer Glen; Sara Terzich, of Midlothian; Elizabeth Toppett, of Frankfort: Coral Tucker, of Oak Forest; Richard Ward, of Tinley Park; Connor Wexter, of New Lenox: Kara Winans, of New Lenox; Amanda Zibell, of Tinley Park; Joshua Padgett, of Tinley Park; and Collin Acklin, of Mokena.

Cornell College

Melissa Trentacoste, of Orland Park, earned high honors and was named to the fall semester dean’s list at Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa.

Drake University Law School

Joseph Rust, of Tinley Park, a graduate student majoring in law, made the fall semester dean’s list at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rajan Patel, of Orland Park, and Thomas Weithers, of Frankfort, were named to the fall semester dean’s list at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y. Patel is studying biology and Weithers is studying computer science.

University of Wisconsin-Stout

Mitchel Clayton, of Orland Park, received the Chancellor’s Award for the fall semester at the University of Wisconsin-Stout in Menomonie, Wis. Clayton is majoring in game design and development.

University of
Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Four area students were named to the fall semester dean’s list at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The students are:

Samantha Ann Orsen, of Lockport: Emily Head, of New Lenox: and Zachary James Cody and Michael Stefik, both of Orland Park.

Rose-Hulman Institute
of Technology

Andrew Bertinetti, of Tinley Park, was named to the fall semester dean’s list at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Ind. He is a 2012 graduate of Andrew High School in Tinley Park and is majoring in physics.



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