Campus (Central) for July 1, 2012
June 28, 2012 1:36PM
Updated: August 2, 2012 6:04AM
Here is a look at what Southlanders are accomplishing in college.
News from the SouthtownStar’s Central region includes Frankfort, Mokena, Oak Forest, Orland Park, Lemont, Tinley Park, New Lenox, Midlothian, Crestwood, Homer Glen, Manhattan, and Orland Hills.
Several area students have been named to the spring 2012 semester dean’s list at Baylor University in Waco, Texas.
Frankfort — Kyle Joseph Moore
Mokena — Jillian Rae Reid
Oak Forest — Melinda S. Grigas
Orland Park — Amanda Joy Willett
Brendan Whatley, of Lemont, has received a bachelor’s degree from Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan.
Shannon N. Gallagher, of Tinley Park, has been named to the spring 2012 semester dean’s list at Clarke University in Dubuque, Iowa.
Several area students have been named to the spring 2012 semester dean’s list at Creighton University in Omaha, Neb.
Lemont — Brittany Baldwin, Lea Casey, Sean Gaffney, Mary Kate Lawler
New Lenox — Steven Daly
Eastern Illinois University
Christie Cheatle, of Frankfort, has received the Errett Warner and H. Ogden Brainard Pre-Legal Award from Eastern Illinois University in Charleston. Cheatle is a 2008 graduate of Lincoln-Way East High School in Frankfort.
Derek DeLucia, of Orland Park, has received the Ruby Harris Scholarship Award from Eastern Illinois. DeLucia is a 2006 graduate of Sandburg High School in Orland Park.
Iowa State University
Several area students have been named to the spring 2012 semester dean’s list at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.
Mokena — Brittany Ann Huisenga, Dana Virginia Rybarski
Oak Forest — Joan Elizabeth Furjanic
Orland Park — Carly Elizabeth Jones, Ryan James Jones
Loyola University Chicago
Paige Greenhill, of Tinley Park, has been named to the spring 2012 semester dean’s list at Loyola University Chicago.
Moraine Valley Com. College
Trombone player Ken Cheney, of Midlothian, received an outstanding soloist distinction at the Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference jazz festival. Cheney is a student at Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills.
Valerie Nowicki, of Midlothian, won second place for her poem “Tucked Behind the Christmas Decorations” at the Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference writers competition and festival. Nowicki is a student at Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills.
Purdue University Calumet
Several area students have been named to the spring 2012 semester dean’s list at Purdue University Calumet in Hammond, Ind.
Crestwood — Melissa Calhoun, Joseph L. Dzialowy
Frankfort — Christian Andrew Nelson
Homer Glen — Matt A. Zabinski
Manhattan — Felicia Sue Lynn Walker
Mokena — Terry Brent Kuzel
Oak Forest — Lauren Marie Adduci, Olympia Velissaris Boe, Richard Weber
Orland Hills — Tamira Kristin Gabel
Orland Park — Donna M. Breault, Eileen L. Kost, Sarah Ann Peterson, Shadi Salman, Joseph Robert Ulber
Tinley Park — Greg Paul Goode, Michael Wayne Rourke
Colin Uthe, of Mokena, has been named to the spring 2012 semester dean’s list at Ripon College in Ripon, Wis.
Eric Anweiler, of Crestwood, has been named to the spring 2012 semester president’s list at Trine University in Angola, Ind.
University of Notre Dame
Katherine Pryor, of Orland Park, has been named to the spring 2012 semester dean’s list at the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Ind.
Western Illinois University
Several area students have received a bachelor’s degree from Western Illinois University, which has campuses in Macomb and Moline, Ill.
Crestwood — Gregory Edward Andersen, Steven M. Smoczynski
Frankfort — Stefanie N. Campbell, Kelly Catherine Faldzinski
Homer Glen — Michael James Lynch, Todd Anthony Semenik
Midlothian — Martin Daniel Jones, Caitlin Marie Omeara, Nicholas James Stadter, Joseph E. Vega
Mokena — Kristen Arlene Fagan, Margaret M. O’Brien
Orland Hills — Michael George Christy, Ryan P. Jakubowski
Orland Park — Brittany J. Kelly
Tinley Park — Mark Allen Cuthbert, Jeffrey N. Ornstein, Nora Ann Potempa, Kristen Rekar, Christopher Kyle Steffen, Brian D. Wetherald, Katie Lynn Yates
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