Updated: May 1, 2013 1:27PM
Here is a look at what Southlanders are accomplishing in college.
News from the SouthtownStar’s Central region includes Crestwood, Homer Glen, Lockport, Manhattan, Tinley Park, Frankfort, Midlothian, Mokena, New Lenox, Oak Forest, Orland Park, Tinley Park and Orland Hills.
University of Dubuque
Andrew Poncer, of Crestwood, was named to the fall semester dean’s list at the University of Dubuque in Iowa.
University of St. Francis
Several area students received master’s degrees from the University of St. Francis in Joliet. They include:
Homer Glen — Hannah Christie
Lockport — Susan Behun
Manhattan — Jamie Redman
Tinley Park — Michael MastAndrea
Olivet Nazarene University
Several area students were named to the fall semester dean’s list at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais. They include:
Frankfort — Jessica Anderson, Sarah Anderson, Isabella Colangelo, Samuel Craven, Katelyn Dunkman, Kimberly Maue, Rebecca Mooi, Kelsey O’Doran, Stephanie Schueman, Maxwell Shaw, Lindsey Shoemaker
Homer Glen — Ashley Goad, Rachel Howe, Lucas Kamely, Katelyn Oprondek, Amanda Price, Steve Rachan, Karlee Silver
Lockport — Mark Beaumont, Ashley Fletcher, William James
Manhattan — Cara Champlin, Caleb Macon
Midlothian — Joseph Badagliacco
Mokena — Blake Anders, Haley Carroll, Jordan Carroll, Britta Hanson, Ryan Hossa, Cheryl Sendzik, Shelby Wegforth
New Lenox — Rebecca Crofoot, Courtney Kodat, Katelyn Kuper, Kyle Nolan, Heather Orseno, Heidi Reichelt, Alexandra Schoessler
Oak Forest — Joy Jenen, Andrew Jerrick
Orland Park — Emily Kammin, Brooke Shepherd, Allison Walsh, Magdalena Zajkowski
Tinley Park — Jonathan Erdahl, John Hall, Marianne Hall, Molly Koleczek, Amy MacKiney, Margaret O’Neill, Jennifer Workman
Several area students were named to the fall semester dean’s list at Villanova University in Villanova, Pa. They are:
Frankfort — Jamie Noonan
Homer Glen — Kathleen Walsh
Mokena — Mallory Morgan
Oak Forest — Ashley Dodge
Tinley Park — Kara Scannell
University of Wisconsin-Stout
Mitchel Clayton, of Frankfort, received the chancellor’s award for the fall semester at the University of Wisconsin-Stout in Menomonie, Wis.
Northern Illinois University
Several area students were named to the fall dean’s list at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. They are:
Crestwood — Elizabeth Dunn, Evan Gunn
Frankfort — Madison Gaffney, Taylor Nicholas, Bridgett Phelan, Amanda Thrun, Courtney Victor, Marquita Wallace, Ryne Willig
Homer Glen — Richard Bennett, Sarah Denardo, Amanda Hayes, Alexander Huber, Cheryl Klosak, Joseph Sliwa, Andrew Watson, Christopher Yambor
Lockport — Krista Fassola, Ashley Mcneely, Marissa Murphy, Michael Vesely
Manhattan — Kara Baumhardt
Midlothian — Emmanuel Maldonado, Staci McClain
Mokena — John Armamentos, Jennifer Beshansky, Monica Boyle, Daniel Krzak, Shannon Langenderfer, Edwin Larson, Kelsey Larson, Malena Lones, Danna Webber
New Lenox — Eric Allison, Enrique Chamorro, Carrie Martin, Lauren Nale, Kara Probst, Leanne Rietveld, Kirstyn Robinette, Justin Suggs
Oak Forest — Melanie Inglis, Kristen Kwasny, Nicole Liddle, Carly Norton, Emily Norton
Orland Hills — Michael Czerniak, Laura McKinney
Orland Park — Jennifer Anderson, Marjorie Hansen, Samantha Jankovich, Michael Malaychuk, Erin Murphy, Rachel Noteboom, Amanda Sheppard, Meghan Stephens, Cameron Lythberg
Tinley Park — Matthew Blanco, Emily Buckwalter, Ronald Burns, Dana Gibbons, Jeffrey Kamholz, Taylor Nelson, Jessica Ventrella
Alexander Kubiak, of Tinley Park, was named to the fall semester dean’s list at Bentley University in Waltham, Mass.
Michelle M. Tramutola, of Tinley Park, was named to the fall semester dean’s list at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va.