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Grand Valley State University recently announced the names of students who were placed on the dean’s list for the winter 2020 semester concluding in April. Students honored include Montgomery residents Samantha M. Nuno and Tyler J. Peach; Oswego residents Claire E. Berg, Erin E. Bergschneider, Madelyn E. Dougherty, Jennifer L. Jermolowicz, Angeline I. Lewis, Cassandra C. Lorenz, Korey M. Nickel and Kaitlyn J. Rompala; Plano resident Alayna N. Guerra; and Yorkville residents Madison L. Brusak, Audrey A. Macciomei and Morgan O. Rutsay.

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Andrew Zedwick of Yorkville was named to the dean’s list by Dr. Troy Shoemaker, president of Pensacola Christian College, for academic achievement during the 2020 spring semester.

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University of Nebraska-Lincoln students have been named to the deans’ list for the spring semester of the 2019-20 academic year. Students honored include Oswego residents Nathan David Hamblin, Brandon Matthew Nelson and Grace Pagone.

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Kishwaukee College recently announced the graduates for Spring 2020.

Zachary Robert Hartman of Montgomery: CERT, diesel power/equipment repair.

Juozas Jiras of Plano: CERT, diesel power/equipment repair.

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Bella Zeman of Yorkville has been named to the spring 2020 dean’s list at Wofford College.

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Michelle M. Kush of Yorkville was named to the Kishwaukee College spring 2020 dean’s list.

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Kayla Moky of Oswego was named to the honor list for the spring semester at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

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The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire recently named Jordyn Schoen of Montgomery and Megan Maruna of Oswego to the spring 2020 dean’s list.

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Yorkville residents Haylee Reyes and Ashley Konen have qualified for the spring 2020 College of Arts and Sciences dean’s list at the University of Kentucky.

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University of Dubuque congratulates the following students on being appointed to the spring 2020 academic dean’s list.

Montgomery

Matthew Sperekas

Frederick Walton

Oswego

Carissa Brown

Nicolette Evans

Danielle Johnsen

Johnathan Kraemer

Molly Schiltz

Yorkville

Brigitte Mispagel

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Augustana University recently announced that Julia Megazzini of Yorkville has been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester of the 2019-20 academic year.

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Area Wheaton College students were recognized with departmental awards at the college’s Honors Convocation ceremony:

Kaylah McAnally of Sandwich was honored with the Edward A. Coray Leadership Award: Outstanding Teaching Assistance given by the applied health science department.

Nicole Kraemer of Oswego was honored with the Department of the Army Superior Cadet Award - Junior given by the military science program.

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A total of 16,470 students enrolled during the 2020 spring semester at The University of Alabama were named to the dean’s list with GPA of 3.5 or greater or the president’s list with a GPA of 4.0 (all As).

Dean’s list

Landon Boone of Oswego,

Mackenzie Carroll of Oswego, Jacob Frances of Oswego, Collin Gibson of Oswego, Michael Hartel of Oswego and Nicholas Johnson of Oswego

President’s list

Kara Renz of Newark , Courtney Callahan of Oswego, Ryan Johanes of Oswego, Bailey Langkan of Oswego, Kaitlyn Mac Donald of Oswego, Hailey McMillan of Oswego, Margaret Pagone of Oswego, Reece Parlier of Oswego, Matthew Pitstick of Yorkville and Paxton Shields of Yorkville

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Corey Jacobson, of Newark, was named to the president’s list at Illinois Central College for the spring 2020 semester.

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More than 1,100 students have been named to the Carthage College dean’s list for the spring 2020 semester. Dean’s list honors are accorded to Carthage students who achieve a minimum 3.5 GPA while carrying at least 14 credit hours during a semester.

Area students named to the dean’s list include Kaila Brugger of Montgomery; John Cosgrave, Brett Fern, Jessica Sendef, Leah Pope, Mary Harshberger and Megan Lumbert of Oswego; Annie Shirley of Plano; and Tanner Mickiewicz and Catherine Casanovas of Yorkville

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Aurora University has named the following students to the dean’s list for the spring 2020 semester. The dean’s list recognizes full-time undergraduate students who have earned a 3.6 GPA or higher. Students recognized with high honors (*) have earned a perfect 4.0 GPA. Local students honored include:

Bristol

Samantha McCallum*

Montgomery

Nicole Acevedo*, Brooke August*, Sofia Barocio*,  Stephanie Beger*, Daisy Borjon*, Emily Buckley, Jenna Butler*, Ana Casillas*, Kaitlyn Caul, Owen Clayton, Grace Copeland*, Kayla Corirossi*, Caitlyn Coyne*, Esmeralda Cruz*, Victor Cuevas*, Aylin Diaz, Tanner Dissell*, Emily Dyba*, Brogan Ebel*, Matthew Emrick*, Arielle Encabo, Natalie Etheridge, Estefania Gibson*, Breanna Guerrero*, Ashley Hartman, Karina Hernandez, Yaritza Herrera*, Sheena Hester*, Bryanna Kigyos*, Taylor Krause*, Nathan Krauz*, Kacper Kucia*,Nicholas Leibundguth, Zachary MacKenzie, Macenzie Marsden*, Vincent Martin*, Cristina Martinez*, Elivia Medina*, Julia Morales*, Cailey Nichols, Niki Patel*,  Kelsey Patrick*, Rebecca Priegel*, Rachna Ravishankar*, Garrett Rentz*, Brandi Riess*, Steven Roche, Alexis Rodriguez*, Katya Rodriguez*, Giselle Salazar, Haley Sendzimer, Kailee Seppelfrick*, Khalique Shafique, Rachel Skonning, Travis Smith*, Tanner Sohst, Angelina Solano*, Cecilia Soria*, Kayla Tejero*, Hannah Tomasko*, Yahaida Torres, Anjelica Vargas*, Areli Vargas*, Jaden Vargas, Christopher Wennmacher, Zhekkinah Zepeda

Newark

Jon Jungr*, Gabriel Polhill, Rachel Shults*

Oswego

Lauren Alesia, Ileana Ascencio*, Analy Ayala*, Steven Baker, Nathan Batterbee, Bryce Batts*, Brittanny Bieneman*, Nicholas Boes*, Matthew Bommelman, Kayli Brennan*, Michael Brennan*,  Toryan Bryant*, Kayla Bumalay*, Jeffrey Burchett*, Alex Cantalupo*, Lindsey Christoffel, Rylee Coppes*, Alexis Couch*, Clementine Couvat*, Noe Couvat-Duterrail*, Emily Cutshall, Wesley DeGarmo*, Danielle Delay*, Skylar Denoyer*, Kara Dziedzic, Kyle Dziewiatkowski, Gillian Galarza, Dayana Gallo*, Kora Gerber,  Madison Gossman*, Calyn Guinn*, Drake Gutierrez*, Caitlyn Hartley, James Harvey, Hannah Hively*, Dylan Jones, Megan Kalish*, Alexandria Kirch*, Evan Kocsis*, Christopher Larrea*, MacKenzie Lee, Claudia Mauricio*, Matthew McCarthy, Miya McCusker*, Laila Mengesha*, Carrie Miller*,  Lauren Mitchell*, Josue Moreno, Keara Netherton, Megan Newton*, Annalise Palatine*, Samantha Pasillas, Dasha Akina Pates*, Alexandra Pepich*, Olivia Pepich*, Peyton Phillips*, Joana Raices*, Ryan Ricken, Alexandria Rinehart*, Dilayni Saka*, Ardita Saliu, Alison Sanders*,  Ashley Sanders, Samantha Saunders*, Kylie Schimmel*, Samantha Sendra*, Ignacio Serrano*, Maria Siragusa*,Georgia Smeu*, Nicholas Snopek, Trent Stafford*, Chloe Suter*, Ricky Tellez*, Bailey Thevenot*, Brandon Thezan, Margaret Tiffany, Carter Turnquist*, Zachary Valencik*,Andrea Vallejo*, Anna Van Riper*, Dylan White*, Lindsey Young*, Mitchell Young, Teryn Young*, Amber Yurgil, Kristin Zimbelmann*, Jordan Zwiezen*

Plano

Eric Boutin*, Hayley Farren*, Amanda Farwell, Isabel Fernandez*, Alison Hack*, Jordan Heller*, Miguel Hernandez*, Dora Lee Lazarit, Megan Leifheit, Margrethe Marie Makasiar, Ramon Montoya, Hope Petry, Emily Schopp, Joseph Secor*, Alec Tisberger* and Jordan Wade

Yorkville

Dylan Andersen*, Jenna Arnold*, Connor Augenstein*, John Avery*, Lauren Avery*, Sydnei Avery*, Carlie Bakel*, Jillian Balles,Peter Boyum*, Kassidy Brown*, Kourtlyn Brown*, Karla Corona, Gianna Davis*, Jordan Dobyns, Dana Drier*, Adam Esposito, Jakob Gartung, Jonathan Gramme*,Molly Green*, Michael Gunier*,Veronica Hankins, Brianna Havlik*, Jacob Hernandez*, Caitlin Irvin, Madison Iser, Taylor James*, Robert Kennedy, Jessica Luptak, Alejandro Magana*, Elizabeth Maly, Michael Marrero*, Alexandra Martin*, Cheyenne Mauricio*, Ryan McQuade*, Brookely Meador, Joslin Morquecho*, Rachel Navarro*, Brandon Nicholson, Cassandra Nicholson, Leslie Nicholson*, Alexis Payne*, Catherine Peterson*, Daniel Pleckham, Riyad Qattum*, Avah Quintero, MacKenzie Reeves, Anne Ress*, Carter Roos,Hudson Rothman, Alexis Rutherford* Tiffany Rutherford*, Nicholas Salisbury*, Emily Saunders*, Megan Schwartz*, Wesley Smith*, Jacqueline Steffa*, Evan Stoneberg*, Megyn Theis*, Mikaela Thorne*, Erin Tudisco*, Vanessa Vasquez*, Lucas Woods* and Brian Yodelis

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Gabrielle A. Raber of Oswego eared a BS degree from Grand Valley State University at the conclusion of the winter 2020 semester in April.

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Clarke University in Dubuque, Iowa, extends a warm congratulations to the following Class of 2020 graduates:

Montgomery

Reilly Donald Gillette, Bachelor of Arts, art

Plano, IL

Arieanna Lea Accidentale, Bachelor of Arts, business administration and sport management, cum laude, scholars program

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Allison Coakley from Montgomery earned a degree from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater on May 16.

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Matthew Janota of Newark, Annie Shirley of Plano and Declan Weaver of Yorkville graduated in May from Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

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Kishwaukee College is pleased to announce its part-time student honors list for spring 2020.

Zachary Robert Hartman of Montgomery, Juozas Jirus of Plano and Sara Elizabeth Bell of Yorkville

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