Doings area students earn campus honors

Hinsdale resident Mary K. Millis was named to the Rhodes College dean’s list for the 2014 spring semester. Millis is a graduate of Hinsdale Central High School.

Cornell University’s Claire Cho of Oak Brook has been placed on the dean’s list of the College of Arts and Sciences for Excellence in Scholarship for the spring 2014 semester.

Evan Leake, sophomore sports communication major from Darien, was named to the Culver-Stockton College honor roll for work done during the spring 2014 semester.

Northern Illinois University announced its spring 2014 dean’s list, which includes the following local students:

From Hinsdale: Amanda Werley, in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

From Oak Brook: Namra Aziz, in the College of Engineering; Alan Ignace, in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

From Burr Ridge: Bree Nation, in the College of Business

From Darien: Anthony Decarlo, in the College of Engineering; Kimberly McShane, in the College of Visual and Performing Arts;

From Clarendon Hills: Taylor Cole, in the College of Business; Jason Mossburg, in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

From LaGrange Park: Carolyn Ferris, in the College of Business; Samantha Plotke, in the College of Health & Human Sciences

From La Grange: Gabriella Godinez, in the College of Education; Kimberly Kuba, in the College of Visual and Performing Arts

From Western Springs: Brian Quinlan, in the College of Visual and Performing Arts;

Catherine Tromp, in the College of Visual and Performing Arts; Lauren Tromp, in the College of Visual and Performing Arts

From Willowbrook:

Adam Davila, in the College of Business; Taylor Pfeifer, in the College of Education

From Hinsdale: Jennifer Kayser has been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2014 semester at The University of Findlay in Ohio.

Boston University awarded academic degrees to 6,321 students recently. Among the graduates were:

From Hinsdale: Kristen E. Newman, bachelor of science in therapeutic studies, cum laude.

From La Grange: Alyssa A. Fuller, master of public health in international health; Dana R. Weisbrodt, master of liberal arts in gastronomy.

Aurora University students earned dean’s list honors for the spring 2014 semester. Students recognized with high honors have earned a perfect 4.0.

From Countryside with High Honors: Lauren Huebner, Amanda Luesmann.

From LaGrange Park: Kaitlyn Vranek

From Oak Brook: Lorena Martinez Agazzi

From Darien: Alexandra Mroz

From Darien with High Honors: Megan Stewack

From Hinsdale: Morgan Riegert

From Hinsdale with High Honors: Jordan Spinazola

Students recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at DePaul University.

From Willowbrook: Andreana Andreeva

From Burr Ridge: Andrew Erickson

Wheaton College student Katrina Burlet of Hinsdale, was recently inducted into the Pi Kappa Delta Honorary Society in Forensics. To be eligible for induction, a student must have successfully completed one academic year of speech or debate competition.

Kimberly Kuba of La Grange was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at Northern Illinois University.

Augustana College, Rock Island, held its spring commencement ceremony recently. Among the graduates were:

From Burr Ridge: Molly Polka, major in business admin.-finance, economics.

From Countryside: Andrew Allabastro, major in business admin.-finance.

From Hinsdale: Dena Capitani, major in pre-medicine, biochemistry; Michelle Skowron, major in psychology.

From LaGrange Park: Christine Braun, major in biology.

From La Grange: Briana Clark, major in comm. sciences & disorders.

From La Grange: Austin Lusson, major in business administration-marketing, communication studies.

Luther College announces 2014 spring semester dean’s list:

From Western Springs: Stephanie Diebel, senior; Christine O’Brien, senior.

From Hinsdale: Greta Anetsberger, sophomore.

Colorado College announced graduates:

From Burr Ridge: Lauren Dangles, bachelor of arts degree in geology. Dangles, is a graduate of Lyons Township High School.

From Hinsdale: Martha Perez-Sanz, bachelor of arts in Anthropology Perez-Sanz, is a graduate of Episcopal High School.

Students named to the Drake University dean’s list (in Des Moines, Iowa) for the spring 2014 semester included:

From Darien: Onchuma Kaenkumchorn

From Western Springs: Thomas Florian

From LaGrange Park: Madeleine Emrich

From La Grange: Daniel Nutt, Brian Robinson

From Indian Head Park: Rocco Stefanini

Carthage College in Kenosha, Wis., has named students named to its dean’s list for academic excellence during the spring 2014 semester including:

From Darien: Stephanie Zack, Eric Bernard.

From Hinsdale: Jena Thomas

From Burr Ridge: Allison Sarwark

From La Grange: Annelise Boland

From LaGrange Highlands: Kelsey Sopron

From Western Springs: Carly Strass

Creighton University in Omaha, Neb. named the following students to the dean’s list in the 2014 spring semester:

From Hinsdale: Matthew Collins, freshman in the College of Arts and Sciences;

From Darien: Jessica Mutters, freshman in the College of Arts and Sciences;

From Oak Brook: Matthieu Spriet, sophomore in the College of Arts and Sciences

From Western Springs: Rachel Heinz, junior, College of Nursing; Daniel Kelly senior, College of Arts and Sciences; Ellen Robinson, senior, College of Arts and Sciences

Caryn Connors of Western Springs, a 2010 graduate of Lyons Township High School, graduated with a bachelor of arts in economics from Bucknell University, located in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.

More than 7,024 Iowa State University undergraduates have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the 2014 spring semester dean’s list, including:

From Burr Ridge: Sarah E. Norris, microbiology

From Countryside: Bradford J. Schuler, pre-business

From Hinsdale: Catherine S. Clark, apparel, merchandising, and design

From Indian Head Park: John E. Harlow, chemical engineering

From LaGrange Park: Johanna Fusako Sholar, animal science

From La Grange: Shelby Ann Fry, Integrated studio arts; Samantha Anne Pearsall, marketing

From Oak Brook: Randall J. Cochran, veterinary medicine

From Western Springs: Kristen V. Brandt, psychology

Connor Neumann, a freshman from Clarendon Hills, was named to the president’s list by Bentley University for the spring 2014 semester.

The following students received degrees from the College of the Holy Cross, Worcester Mass., recently at its commencement:

From Hinsdale: Philip Gough, received a bachelor of arts degree, cum laude.

From Western Springs: Matthew Straface, received a bachelor of arts degree.

Students who have been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2014 semester at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wis. include those listed with the degree they are pursuing in the plan:

From Burr Ridge: Emily Bennett, bachelor of science, speech pathology and audiology; Nora Heiderscheidt, bachelor of science, speech pathology and audiology; Grace Westwood-Booth, bachelor of science, elementary/middle education.

From Clarendon Hills: Victoria Erickson, bachelor of science, nursing; Holly Hyland, doctor of physical therapy, physical therapy; Jacqueline Koenigs, bachelor of science, marketing.

From Countryside: James Vallone, bachelor of arts, history

From Hinsdale: Jack Alberts, bachelor of science, mechanical engineering; Kathleen Collins, bachelor of arts, communication studies; Sarah Hillegass, bachelor of science, accounting; Claire Wood, doctor of physical therapy, physical therapy.

From LaGrange Park: Grant Egan, bachelor of science, marketing; Lindsey Olsen, doctor of physical therapy, physical therapy;

Marygrace Stephenson, bachelor of science, marketing.

From La Grange: Samuel Wesley, bachelor of arts, corporate communication.

From Western Springs: Sara Bres, bachelor of arts, corporate communication; Mary Lewis, bachelor of science, speech pathology and audiology; Michaela Martino, bachelor of science, nursing; Margaret Smith, bachelor of science, nursing; Maureen Sweeney, bachelor of science, speech pathology and audiology.

From Willowbrook: Pauline Donaldson, bachelor of science, nursing; Emily Saltiel, bachelor of science, biomedical sciences.

Ava McNicholas of Hinsdale was one of 362 students named to Denison University’s 2014 spring semester dean’s list. McNicholas is a member of the Denison class of 2016.

Dana Sivak from Clarendon Hills, has been named to the University of Delaware’s dean’s list for the 2014 spring semester.

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