Degrees were awarded to more than 725 fall 2016 graduates at Eastern Illinois University. Local graduates include Rebecca Ellingston of Plano.
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James Frederick of Plano was named to the University of Illinois Springfield’s dean’s list for fall 2016. In order to qualify for the dean’s list, a student must be an undergraduate who took at least eight graded semester hours and maintained a grade-point average of at least 3.75 for the semester.