Updated: March 24, 2014 6:03AM
Here is a look at what Southlanders in the SouthtownStar’s East region are accomplishing in college.
News includes Chicago Heights, Country Club Hills, Matteson, Park Forest, South Holland, Steger, Beecher, Glenwood, Homewood, Lansing, Monee, Flossmoor, Olympia Fields, Richton Park, Sauk Village, Crete and Calumet City.
Trinity Christian College
■ Nicholaus Kozlowski, of Chicago Heights, received his teacher certification from Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights.
■ Several area students received a bachelor’s degree from Trinity Christian College. They include:
Country Club Hills — Cierra Vaughn.
Matteson — Susan Jackson.
Park Forest — Jacob Henderson.
South Holland — Adrian Breems and Benjamin DeYoung.
Steger — Cindy Trotier.
Thornton — Angelique Hoekstra.
■ Several area students were named to the fall dean’s list at Trinity Christian College. They include:
Beecher — Joanna DeJong.
Country Club Hills — Earl Bloom.
Glenwood — Dominique Evans.
Homewood — Martin Johnson.
Lansing — Christopher Colvin, Hannah Limback, Janna Ottenhoff, Kaitlin VanMilligan and Allyson Vree.
Monee — Heather Bultema.
South Holland — Joseph Andringa, Samantha Andringa, Mallory Blink, Adrian Breems, Jonathan DeYoung, Kaitlyn Manning, Justin Meyer and Vince VanSchouwen.
Steger — Esther Sullivan.
Kelly Coderre and Elliot Cohn, both of Flossmoor, were named to the fall semester dean’s list at Butler University in Indianapolis.
■ Erin Bruggeman and Emily Gonser, both of Flossmoor; and Kimberly Gleason and Andrew Harkins, both of Homewood; were named to the fall semester president’s list at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.
■ Danuta Skiba and Elyse Webb, both of Homewood; and Nupur Chopra, of Olympia Fields; were named to the fall semester dean’s list at Drake University.
Northern Illinois University
■ Several area students were named to the fall dean’s list at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. They include:
Richton Park — Ryan Rogerson and Brian Robinson.
Sauk Village — Troy Lawrence.
Park Forest — Andrew Phillips and Ashley Roti.
Crete — Keith Miller and Morgan Hirschfield.
Chicago Heights — Luis Hernandez and Khy Sline.
Homewood — Steven Krueger.
Flossmoor — Elaina Davis and Miracle Diala.
Matteson — Devonte Rodgers, Brionne Jones, Sedinam Gbeku, Keeayla Jones and David Pinelli.
Country Club Hills — Kristen Downing.
■ Olayiwola Ogunlaja, of Country Club Hills, and Ryan Gunn, of Matteson, received bachelor’s degrees from Northern Illinois University.
Concordia University Wisconsin
Melissa Perkins, of Park Forest, was named to the fall dean’s list at Concordia University Wisconsin in Mequon, Wis.
Haley Williams, of Homewood, was named to the fall semester dean’s list at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Ill.
Coastal Carolina University
Sophomore Colin Marz, a recreation and sport management major from Crete, was named to the fall dean’s list at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, S.C.
Freshman Madeline Schmidt, a drama major from Homewood, was named to the fall dean’s list at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y.
Sophomore George Hill, a management major from Chicago Heights, and first-year student Jacob Klemp, a sociology-criminal justice emphasis major from Homewood, were named to the fall semester dean’s list at McKendree University in Lebanon, Ill.
University of Dayton
Jonathan Diemer, of Homewood, and Miranda Melone, of Monee, were named to the fall semester dean’s list at the University of Dayton in Ohio.
Lakeview College of Nursing
Zachary Backlin, of Monee, and Jada Perkins, of Chicago Heights, received bachelor’s degrees from Lakeview College of Nursing in Charleston, Ill.
St. Xavier University
Several area students were named to the fall semester dean’s list at St. Xavier University in Chicago. They include:
Calumet City — Barbara Martinez-Romero.
Lansing — Deidre Danielson, Sarah Glasgow and Ryan Highland.
Monee — Guillan Algenio.