Updated: January 9, 2014 6:03AM
Here is a look at what Southlanders in the SouthtownStar’s East region are accomplishing in college.
News includes Beecher, Country Club Hills, Homewood, Lansing, Matteson, Monee, South Holland, Steger, Park Forest, Flossmoor, Calumet City, Chicago Heights, Crete, South Chicago Heights, University Park, Glenwood, Olympia Fields, Richton Park, Sauk Village and South Chicago Heights.
Trinity Christian College
Several area students were named to the spring dean’s list at Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights. They include:
Beecher — Joanna DeJong.
Country Club Hills — Earl Bloom.
Homewood — Amanda Furtek, Martin Johnson and Samantha Pardee.
Lansing — Allison Cable, Rachel Niehof, Janna Ottenhoff, Jori Ottenhoff, Lisa Trepton, Allyson Vree and Jessica Wiltjer.
Matteson — Stephanie Holmes
Monee — Heather Bultema
South Holland — Kerianne Blaauw, Adrian Breems, Jonathan DeYoung, Kristine Koopmans, Kaitlyn Manning, Susannah Strange and Vince VanSchouwen.
Steger — Esther Sullivan.
Sandeep Mellacheruvu and Stephen Nunes, both of Homewood, and Pamela Thompson, of Park Forest, were inducted into Sigma Beta Delta, the national honor society in business, management and administration, at Benedictine University in Lisle, Ill.
University of Minnesota
Manju Connolly, of Flossmoor, and Rachel Newman, of Homewood, were named to the spring semester dean’s list at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus.
Washington University in St. Louis
Several area students were named to the spring dean’s list at Washington University in St. Louis. They include:
Flossmoor — Christopher John Izzo, Rebecca Ariel Marks and Hillary Alana Sigale.
Park Forest — Jenea Renee Nixon.
Monee — Amin Bemanian.
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Stephen Andrew Banks, of Monee, was named to the spring semester honor list at Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, Mo.
Jocelyn G. Haslon, of Calumet City, was named to the spring dean’s list at Lincoln University in Chester County, Penn.
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Alexandra Corbett, of Beecher, and Emily Sykes, of Flossmoor; were named to the spring semester dean’s list at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Janina Baki, of Monee, received a master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
Iowa State University
Several area students were named to the spring semester dean’s list at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. They include:
Flossmoor — Lauren Anne Rounds.
Homewood — Samantha Jo Goodwin and Abigail L. Ogren.
Matteson — Jasmine Renee Gunn.
Olivet Nazarene University
Several area students were named to the spring semester dean’s list at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Ill. They include:
Beecher — Brooke Alleva and Michelle Curran.
Chicago Heights — Aaron Fiehn and David Shaffer.
Crete — Abigail Bruinsma, Kathy Rae and Alysa Veld.
Flossmoor — Debra Vinson.
Homewood — Edward Caverl, Ashley Raffauf and Ariel Turner.
Matteson — Jamal Adams, Mirion Green and Destiny Mitchell.
Monee — Jessica Lolli, Amanda Miller, Scott Miller, James Phillips, Brianna Robertson and Jacklyn Tusack.
Richton Park — Rachael Copelin and Shaina Singleton.
South Chicago Heights — Nicholas Shaffer.
University Park — Lysa Taylor.
Elizabeth Meehan, of Homewood, was named to the spring semester dean’s list at Blackburn College in Carlinville, Ill.
Northern Illinois University
Several area students were named to the spring dean’s list at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. They include:
Chicago Heights — Chaniqua Bryant, Jennifer Repking and Jewel Robinson.
Crete — Laura Calgaro and Michael Milkovic.
Glenwood — Carli Stiso, Briauna Raickett and Marilyn Koonce.
Homewood — Linda Kuersten and Christine Pfau.
Matteson — Brittany Ward.
Monee — Brooke Warren.
Olympia Fields — Lauren Nix.
Park Forest — Ashley Roti, Immanuel Jackson, Alexia Caulker and Dyneshia Robinson.
Richton Park — Laotis Buckley, Cortney Smith and Khayla Austin-Gutter.
Sauk Village — Diamond Hampton-Rogers.
South Chicago Heights — Beatrice Cross.
Thomas Weingartner, of Homewood, was named to the spring dean’s list at Taylor University in Upland, Ind.
Wake Forest University
Jonathan Tennial, of Flossmoor, graduated from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Truman State University
Candice Avis Alcaraz, of South Holland, was named to the spring provost and vice president of academic affairs’ list at Truman State University in Kirksville, Mo.