Updated: October 10, 2012 6:10AM
Here is a look at what Southlanders are accomplishing in college.
News from the SouthtownStar’s East region includes Flossmoor, Homewood, Monee, Chicago Heights, Crete, Olympia Fields, Beecher, Richton Park and South Chicago Heights.
Rabia Jawed, of Flossmoor, recently completed interning at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston as part of the Texas Medical Center summer research internship program. Jawed is a senior at Augustana College in Rock Island, Ill.
Western Illinois University
Kyle Patrick Hoefler and Reilly Erin Maloney, both of Homewood; and Karen Marie Romero, of Monee; have each been named to the summer 2012 dean’s list at Western Illinois University, which has campuses in Macomb and Moline, Ill.
Several undergraduate students recently participated in the Summer Transition, Advising and Registration program at Purdue University’s campus in West Lafayette, Ind.
Chicago Heights — David Tiberi, Kelly Foley
Crete — Olaoluwa Ogunlana, Mark Duskey, Kyle Zollinger, Khristopher Kirui, Jason Kint
Flossmoor — Zachary Peterson, Ayanna Daniels
Homewood — Douglas McGuire
Washington University in St. Louis
Ronald Nwumeh, of Homewood, participated in the Summer Scholars program in biology and biomedical research at Washington University in St. Louis.
Lyndon Crawford, of Olympia Fields; and Kendrick McKinney, of Homewood; have each received a bachelor’s degree from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.
Several area students have been named to the spring 2012 semester dean’s list at Lewis University in Romeoville.
Beecher — Ryan Snow
Richton Park — Brittany Whittier
Crete — Gregory Rossbach
South Chicago Heights — Brandon Tilton
Provided to the SouthtownStar