The following area students have been recognized:
- Wheaton College student Elizabeth Marcotte, of Hinsdale, recently performed in “Before the Marvel,” the 2013 Christmas Festival presented by the Wheaton College Conservatory of Music. Marcotte, a junior, performed with the flute ensemble.
- Ben Morris of La Grange, graduated from the University of Dayton with a bachelor of arts degree in criminal justice studies. The University of Dayton is a top-tier, national, Catholic, research institution and the commencement ceremony was held on Dec. 14, as its largest fall graduating class in 20 years.
Augustana College announced 839 students were named to the dean’s list for the 2013 fall term. Students who have earned this academic honor have maintained a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher on a four-point scale for courses taken during the term.
- From Burr Ridge: Andrea McNally, a junior majoring in applied mathematics; Molly Polka, a senior majoring in business administration-finance and economics.
- From La Grange: Sarah Dyke, a junior majoring in communication sciences and disorders; Emily Pavlik, a junior majoring in biology.
- From LaGrange Park: Emily McGloin, a junior majoring in communication sciences and disorders.
- From Indian Head Park: Mariel Rogozinski, a junior majoring in biology, pre-medicine, and theatre arts.
- From Western Springs: Haylee O’Donnell, a freshman whose major is undecided.