More Campus (Central) for Sept. 9, 2012
September 6, 2012 3:16PM
Updated: October 10, 2012 6:00AM
Here is a look at what Southlanders are accomplishing in college.
News from the SouthtownStar’s Central region includes Tinley Park, Frankfort, Oak Forest, Lockport, Homer Glen, Crestwood, Orland Hills, Orland Park, Midlothian, Mokena, Frankfort, Homer Glen, Manhattan and New Lenox.
Several area students have received a bachelor’s degree from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.
Tinley Park — Nicholas Braun, David Brugioni
Frankfort — Catherine Evans
Oak Forest — Nicole Luciano
Lockport — Nolan Scott
Homer Glen — Christopher Wilson
Moraine Valley Community College
Nicole Cooper, of Crestwood; and Samantha Thirstrup, of Tinley Park; have received the Distinguished Scholar Award from Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills.
◆ Several area students have received the Moraine Valley Foundation Scholarship from Moraine Valley Community College.
Crestwood — Nicole Cesario, Puah Booth, Samuel Orengo
Tinley Park — Michaela Casto
Orland Hills — David Barker
Orland Park — Paul Dina, Jonathan Altman, Amal Abdellatif, Lindsey Bartholomew, Katrina Shelton, Steven Fako, Vida Vaiciulyte, Agata Wrobel
Midlothian — Anthony Butera
Northern Michigan University
Christine A. Doherty, of Tinley Park, has received a bachelor’s degree from Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Mich.
Several area students have been named to the spring 2012 semester dean’s list at Parkland College in Champaign, Ill.
Mokena — Kyle H. Buchbach, Alec W. Ornelas
Oak Forest — Amanda L. Morin
Tinley Park — Stephanie N. Aguallo
Kirsten E. Levin, of Frankfort, has received a bachelor’s degree from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind.
Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
Jennifer L. Morrissy, of Tinley Park, has received a master’s degree; and Kevin Allen Bajer, of Oak Forest, has received a doctor of pharmacy degree from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville.
† Several area students have been named to the spring semester 2012 dean’s list at SIU-Edwardsville.
Homer Glen — Julie Marie Lisak
Manhattan — Luke Richard Piarowski
Mokena — Mary Kathleen Reed
Oak Forest — Kevin Bajer
Orland Hills — Colleen McDonough
Orland Park — Ali Mahmoud Aldabe, Jamal Mohamed Sahloul
Tinley Park — Nicholas William Johnson, Mateusz Szczesny
Trinity Christian College
Several adult studies students have graduated from Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights.
Midlothian — Carleen Cavanaugh, Daniel Warnicki
Orland Hills — William Scott
Orland Park — Angelique Kelly, Nicholas Mataragas, Colleen Nihlean, Katherine Sanavaitis
Tinley Park — Marie Hannon, Courtney Matulis, Adeline OBrien, Elizabeth Taylor, Donna Van Dyke, Kathleen Zwartz
Truman State University
Leah Danielle Irby, of Frankfort; and Jessica Marie Jenkot, of Orland Park; have each been named to the spring 2012 provost and vice president for academic affairs’ list at Truman State University in Kirksville, Mo.
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Several area students have been named to the spring 2012 semester dean’s list at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Frankfort — Melissa Hovanes, Ilana Primack, Carly Tribbia
Mokena — Timothy Sanders
Orland Park — Michael Lyons, Chelsea Riley, Nuntida Surachaicharn, Kathleen Trokey
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
Timothy Gindville, of New Lenox, has received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.
University of Wisconsin-Platteville
Christina Smaciarz, of Tinley Park, has been awarded the Tri-State Initiative Scholarship from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.
Western Michigan University
Christopher McCann, of Crestwood, has been named to the fall 2011 dean’s list at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Mich.
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