Updated: May 11, 2014 9:49AM
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Jennifer Stutz, of Orland Park, graduated in December from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse. She earned a bachelor of science degree after majoring in biology with a biomedical science concentration.
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Michael Judd, or Frankfort, a junior general management major, made the 2014 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater men’s track and field team in the fall.
Jennifer McKiernan, of Tinley Park, a junior physical education major; and Kristin Shackleton, of Frankfort, a junior social work major; made the 2014 gymnastics team. The Warhawks are back-to-back defending national champions.
Northern Illinois University
Several area students graduated after the fall 2013 session from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. They include:
Alicia Heffernan, of Hometown; Amanda Salazar, of Frankfort; Amy Kamp, of Oak Forest; Anthony Ramsaran, of Oak Lawn; Ashley Clark, of Homer Glen; Brien Morrell, of Oak Lawn; Brittany Zeller, of Mokena; Bryan Bidese, of Orland Park; Bryanna Ward, of Matteson; Caitlin Maloney, of Alsip; Chaniqua Bryant, of Chicago Heights; Chelsey Wajchert, of New Lenox.
Also, Colleen Stock, of Lockport; David Huffman, of Tinley Park; Elizabeth Karczynski, of Oak Lawn; Gregory Maj, of Orland Park; Heather Paluch, of Burbank; Jaclyn Bergman, of Orland Park; John Laker, of Manhattan; Jonathan David-Jackson, of Country Club Hills; Joshua Vezina, of Tinley Park; Jumana Mansour, of Oak Forest; Kaitlyn Parrish, of Tinley Park; Katherine Katula, of New Lenox; Katherine Krause, of New Lenox; Kelly Wasilewski, of Palos Heights.
Also, Kristina Johnson, of Crestwood; Lashonda Robertson, of Homewood; Mark Zarnecki, of Burbank; Melynda Geraghty, of Oak Lawn; Michael Gish, of Frankfort; Nicole Rutan, of New Lenox; Pariss Garner, of Homewood; Paulina Kozuch, of Homer Glen; Ryan McAdaragh, of Tinley Park; Ryan Green, of Homer Glen; Samantha Wesolowski, of Oak Lawn; Sharde Hondras, of Matteson; Staci McClain, of Midlothian; Taylor Nicholas, of Frankfort; Thomas Mick, of Park Forest; and Trisha Durham, of Orland Park.
University of Wisconsin-Platteville
Kathleen Rash, of Homer Glen, made the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.
St. Xavier University
Several area students made the dean’s list for the fall semester at St. Xavier University in Chicago. They include:
Crestwood — Franchesca Graffeo, Amanda Podkulski, Rachel Van Oort.
Frankfort — Anna D’Amore, Tyler Gaynor, Alyssa Platipodis
Homer Glen — Courtney Correa, Elyse Gnilka
Lemont — Tuka Rachid
Manhattan — David Settanni
Midlothian — Alyssa Bauer
Mokena — Matthew Anton, Julia Daly, Margo Draper
New Lenox — Kaitlynn Clancy, Breanna Hacker, Cara Killackey
Oak Forest — Margaret Collins, Melissa Janicki, Jenna Marvin, Magdalena Siodlak, Kortni Springer
Orland Hills — Justina Pauplyte, Dennis Vilimek
Orland Park — Nisreen Amir, Jaclyn Chojna, Lisa Eglar, Thomas Grudowski, Mark Johnson, Angela Lingan, Rebekah Marshall, Kimberly Pikel, Molly Sheehan, Amanda Tzivas
Posen — Noemi Aguirre
Tinley Park — Mary Joyce, Matthew Majchrowicz, Sarah Michalczak, Amanda Novak, Colleen Thomiszer
University of Kentucky
Several area students were named to the fall semester dean’s list at the University of Kentucky. They include:
Elise Simone Lampley, of Frankfort; Christopher Joseph Dowling, of Lemont; Danielle M. Cain, of Lockport; Rebecca Nicole Wood, of Lockport: Tessa Elyse Lighty, of Mokena; Jessica L. Vorderer, of Mokena; Brittany L. Spindler, of New Lenox; Nicholas James Demas, of Oak Lawn; Taylor Elizabeth Otto, of Orland Park; Maria K. Miller, of Tinley Park; and Kelsey Anne Stortz, of Tinley Park.