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Updated: May 19, 2014 1:52PM



Drake University

Several local residents were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. They include:

Stephanie Pirko, of Frankfort; Michael Jennings, of Lockport; Christa Kordik, of Mokena; Hannah Bovard, of New Lenox; and Paige Zidek, of Tinley Park.

Cornell University

Jennifer Lippold, of Homer Glen, was named to the fall semester dean’s list at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y.

Missouri University of Science
and Technology

Several local residents were named to the fall semester dean’s list at Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla. They include:

Matthew Eakins, of Evergreen Park; Kaitlyn McDonald, of Orland Park; and John Tomaszewski, of Tinley Park.

Central College

Two local students gave presentations during Undergraduate Scholarship Celebration Days in December at Central College in Pella, Iowa.

The event provided more than 75 Central College students with the opportunity to showcase their research and projects in a variety of disciplines, according to the school.

Central College junior Allison Nayder’s presentation was titled “The Effects of Changing Testing Proctor on Students’ Exam Scores.”

Nayder, of Manhattan, is majoring in psychology.

Central College junior Zachary Miller’s presentation was titled “Manganese catalyzed dehydroxylation of vicinal diols.”

Miller, of New Lenox, is majoring in biology.

Creighton University

Several local students were named to the fall semester dean’s list at Creighton University in Omaha, Neb. They include:

Kevin Kelly, of Frankfort; Timothy Kelly, of Frankfort; Crysta Price, of Frankfort; Michaela Cantu, of Mokena; Laura Cotiguala, of Orland Park; Jillian Kuligoski, of Orland Park; Clarissa Mertens, of Orland Park; Amanda Noonan, of Tinley Park; and Jamie Noonan, of Tinley Park.



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