Updated: December 18, 2013 6:18AM
Here is a look at what Southlanders in the SouthtownStar’s East region are accomplishing in college.
News includes Chicago Heights, Beecher, Country Club Hills, Crete, Flossmoor, Glenwood, Homewood, Matteson, Monee, Park Forest, Richton Park, Harvey, Lansing, Park Forest and South Holland.
■ Brian Farr, of Chicago Heights, received a master’s degree from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind.
■ Several area students were named to the spring semester dean’s list at Purdue University. They include:
Beecher — Sara Adams, Caitlyn Bruinsma, Michael LaBanca, Shelby McDermott, Matthew Meier, Devin Petersen, Maria Villasenor Flores and Nicole Weishaar.
Chicago Heights — Kelly Foley, Rebecca Rossi and Tonya R. Urban.
Country Club Hills — Karen Frazier-Lloyd, Rashunda Lee, Fehintola O. Oyeyemi, Brittany Rolewicz and Tanya Wallace.
Crete — Steve Banasiak, Carrie Pearl Bruns, Joseph Hantak, Jason Kint, Amanda Marie Kooienga, Matthew Moscatel, Tyler Paul, Tavia Smith, Jessica Smits, Nicolas Waldmarson and Amber Welsh.
Flossmoor — Janeen Marie James, Jeremiah Munro and Keith Pullen.
Glenwood — Brown Ehis and Catherine Hopkins.
Homewood — Allison Armstrong, Jacqueline Calhoun, Kayla M. Jones, Thadeus Kryszyn, Robert Marsh, Pamela Peoples, Deanna Smith and Mary Williams.
Matteson — Jeanette Burke and Kali Porzel.
Monee — Raysaldo Estember, Scherise Lynn Hannigan, Hollie Nieland and Bradley Van Cleave.
Park Forest — Michael Cheung, Katrina Jones, Ryan Neis and Patricia Taylor.
Richton Park — Erica Burrell.
Northern Arizona University
Amy Ziems, of Crete, was named to the spring semester dean’s list at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Ariz.
Central State University
Several area students entered the 2013-14 school year as freshmen at Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio. They include:
Chicago Heights — Jazmine M. Nathan, of Bloom High School in Chicago Heights.
Country Club Hills — Asia M. Craig, of Simeon Career Academy in Chicago, and Kendall D. Leonard, of Homewood-Flossmoor High School in Flossmoor.
Harvey — Kacie K. Kirkwood, of Thornwood High School in South Holland.
Lansing — Rashid Reaves, who received a GED diploma.
Park Forest — Adiaha V. Binion, of Rich South High School in Richton Park.
Richton Park — Kenyana J. Kanot, of Rich South High School.
South Holland — Jima’ L. Oliver, of Thornwood High School; Lauren B. Pinder, of Kenwood Academy in Chicago; and Joel Williams, of Simeon Career Academy.
Wisconsin Lutheran College
■ Senior Alex Hackel, of Crete, is a member of the women’s golf team at Wisconsin Lutheran College in Milwaukee.
■ Freshman Eric Dorn, of Crete, is a member of the men’s soccer team at Wisconsin Lutheran College.