Students and faculty were inducted into Lewis University’s chapter of Kappa Mu Epsilon, a specialized honors society in mathematics. Southlanders involved hail from Tinley Park, Justice, Lockport and Mokena. | Supplied photo
Updated: August 8, 2013 6:02AM
Here is a look at what Southlanders from the SouthtownStar’s North region are accomplishing in college.
News includes Justice, Oak Lawn, Palos Heights, Alsip, Bridgeview, Burbank, Chicago, Worth, Evergreen Park, Hickroy Hills and Palos Park.
Jessica Dreher of Justice was inducted into Kappa Mu Epsilon, a specialized honors society in mathematics, at Lewis University in Romeoville.
Jo Pieczynski of Oak Lawn was named to the spring semester dean’s list at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, S.C.
Daniel Flavin of Palos Heights was named to the spring semester dean’s list at Hope College in Holland, Mich.
Michael Patrick of Oak Lawn received a master’s degree from Merrimack College in North Andover, Mass.
Southern Illinois University
Several area students were named to the spring semester dean’s list at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.
Alsip — Sandra S. Hamid
Bridgeview — Sarah Catherine Borlee
Burbank — Jennifer Lynn Blum, Tonya Morgan Franson
Chicago — Kendall Samuel Beal, Demonica Jones
Oak Lawn — Katherine Margaret Calandriello
Worth — Samantha M. Labelle
Michael Sexton of Palos Heights was named to the spring semester dean’s list and received a bachelor’s degree from St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa.
James Nowak of Oak Lawn received a bachelor’s degree from Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa.
Mary Sullivan of Evergreen Park received a bachelor’s degree from Trinity College in Hartford, Conn.
Emily Gesell of Oak Lawn was named to the spring dean’s list at Adrian College in Adrian, Mich.
Ohio Wesleyan University
Sara Starzyk of Alsip was named to the spring semester dean’s list at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio.
Moraine Valley Community College
Timothy Zabelka of Hickory Hills received the Mutual Aid Box Alarm System Division 21 Scholarship from the Illinois Fire Chiefs Association Educational and Research Foundation. Zabelka is a fire science student at Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills.
Grove City College
Hannah Wierenga was named to the spring semester dean’s list with distinction at Grove City College in Grove City, Pa.
She is the daughter of Anne and Wayne Wierenga of Alsip.
Wierenga is a 2011 graduate of Chicago Christian High School in Palos Heights.
University of San Diego
Francesca Marie Finucane of Palos Park received a bachelor’s degree from the University of San Diego in California.