Updated: March 17, 2014 11:00AM
Here is a look at what Southlanders in the SouthtownStar’s North region are accomplishing in college.
News includes Palos Heights, Palos Park, Oak Lawn, Evergreen Park, Hickory Hills, Blue Island, Alsip, Burbank, Chicago Ridge, Palos Hills, Worth, Justice, Chicago and Hometown.
Sean Trainor, of Palos Heights, was named to the fall semester dean’s list at Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Mo.
Several area students were named to the fall dean’s list at Marquette University in Milwaukee. They include:
Palos Heights — Casey Gray, Rachel Schmiedl and Clare Dignan.
Palos Park — Maude Kingsbury, Beth Nance, Meredith Atkenson and Tricia Randolph.
Oak Lawn — Austin Lenz, Khader Zahdan, Patrick Bangs, Ryan Haberkorn, Cody Haberkorn, Andrew Roberts, Jonathan Eskra, Brendan McCarron, Michelle Nudo, Mary Sullivan and Kyle Kalchbrenner.
Evergreen Park — Matthew Deal, Emily Lajeunesse and Tara McQuillan.
Hickory Hills — Christian Villanueva.
Dunwoody College of Technology
Roberto Rodriguez, of Oak Lawn, was named to the fall semester dean’s list at Dunwoody College of Technology in Minneapolis.
Sophomore and psychology major Katie Flynn, of Oak Lawn, was named to the fall semester honor roll at Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Mo.
Coastal Carolina University
English major Jo Pieczynski, of Oak Lawn, was named to the fall semester president’s list at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, S.C.
Upper Iowa University
Tennis player Victoria Kulbokas, of Hickory Hills, was named to the athletic director’s fall semester honor roll at Upper Iowa University in Fayette, Iowa.
Trinity Christian College
■ Mattie Linn, of Blue Island, and Thomas Gilman, of Palos Heights, received their teacher certifications from Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights.
■ Several area students received a bachelor’s degree from Trinity Christian College. They include:
Alsip — Victoria Ranftl.
Blue Island — Ebonie Hughes.
Burbank — Katarzyna Bukowska, Jessica Galvez and Marsha Kasper.
Chicago Ridge — Yashika Hill.
Evergreen Park — Thomas Shannon.
Hickory Hills — Eldridge Go.
Justice — John Pikes.
Oak Lawn — Triniece Lindsey and Sydney Talavera.
Palos Heights — Monica Szul.
Palos Hills — Leah Harl.
Palos Park — Victoria Miller.
Worth — Sarah Kattalia.
■ Several area students were named to the fall dean’s list at Trinity Christian College. They include:
Alsip — Brianna Niemoth.
Blue Island — Luis Cajero, Paul Cook and Ethan Holmes.
Burbank — Anneke VanDam.
Evergreen Park — Ann Daly.
Hickory Hills — Derek Huizenga and Megan Zimmerman.
Oak Lawn — Nicole Bracken, Jocelyne Candelas, Cynthia Gliwa, Samantha Murphy, Brittany Rucin and Enas Zeidan.
Palos Heights — Mark Davis, Mary Houlihan, Molly Johnson, KwonNeung Kim, Nicole Knorr, Eunju Kwon, ChanNyung Lee, Robin Lozeman, JiHae Oh, Shea Schaaf, Anthony Stasi, Jessica Timmermans and Kelsey VanDyken.
Palos Hills — Tina Nazer.
Palos Park — Patrick Page and DeAndria Sutton.
Worth — Loretta Findysz, Dana Jay, Heather Scholten, Matthew Wiltjer and Allison Wood.
Claire Oosterbaan, of Palos Heights, and Daniel Przybylski, of Hickory Hills, were named to the fall semester dean’s list at Butler University in Indianapolis.
University of Rhode Island
Lizzy Scanlon, of Evergreen Park, was named to the fall dean’s list at the University of Rhode Island in Kingston, R.I.
Luke Blaeser, of Evergreen Park, was named to the fall dean’s list at Merrimack College in North Andover, Mass.
Northern Illinois University
Several area students were named to the fall dean’s list at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. They include:
Bridgeview — Daniel Loya, Courtney Brander and Kyle Watson.
Oak Lawn — Atif Mirza, Jamie Harris and Melissa Pauliks.
Chicago — Luke Martin, John Reedy and Kathleen McDonough.
Hickory Hills — Cynthia De Cleene.
Palos Park — Matthew O’Malley.
Hometown — Jessica Biller, Margaret Koll and Lauren Green.
Burbank — Lauren Hvorcik.
Alsip — Kelly Boyle and Ashley Cronin.
Worth — Stephanie Knafl.
Evergreen Park — Caroline Bourke.
Palos Heights — Maria Colompos.