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Modified: Wednesday, Feb 19th, 2014




NIU names fall deanís list

DEKALB - Northern Illinois University has named its fall 2013 deanís list. Local students recognized on the deanís list include Amanda Atherton of Mendota, Jennifer Courser of Compton, Stephanie Benninger of Earlville and Timothy Bowerman and Anthony Zeman, both of Paw Paw.

The deanís list is compiled by NIUís academic colleges according to varying criteria.



KC announces part-time student honors

MALTA - Kishwaukee College has announced its fall 2013 part-time student honors list. Local students included on the list include: Mendota: Sharon Hall; Earlville: Haleigh Bialas and James Sensenbrenner; Paw Paw: Leeann Bly, Christopher Crumpton, Orestes Franco, Jessica Kidd, Andrew McKee, Nathan McKee, Nicholas Siemers, Jennifer Stemen and Katie Thompson.

To be eligible for this honor, a student must have completed a minimum of six (but less than 12) semester hours of college-level courses at Kishwaukee with a GPA of 3.5 or higher.



KC announces deanís list

MALTA - Kishwaukee College has announced its official fall 2013 deanís list. Local students include: Earlville: Hannah Bialas and Casey Marks; Paw Paw: Kasie Lynna Crawford, Shannon Lynn Gallagher, Tara Marie Hendren, and Paul Peter Prawdzik.

To be eligible for Deanís List honors, a student must have completed a minimum of 12 semester hours (at the 100/200 level) during an academic term at Kishwaukee College with a semester GPA (grade point average) of 3.50 or higher on a 4.0 scale.



Fall graduates announced by KC

MALTA - Kishwaukee College announces the Fall 2013 candidates for graduation. They include: Mendota-Rachel Williams, Associate in Science; Earlville-Haleigh Bialas, Ornamental Hort/Floral Design, Associate in Applied Science, Floral Horticulture, CERT; Hannah Bialas, Associate in Science, PTK; Chris Collins, Associate in Science; Carson Day, Associate in Science; Levi Hensley, Associate in Engineering Science; Jordon Johnson, Diesel Power Technology, Associate in Applied Science, Advncd Diesel Power/Equipment Repair, CERT; Paw Paw-Kathleen Hadley, Associate in Science; Brian Lambert, Ornamental Horticulture/Greenhouse, Associate in Applied Science.



Local students graduate from ISU

NORMAL - Illinois State University had 1,066 students complete requirements for bachelorís degrees and 144 students complete requirements for masterís and doctoral degrees at the end of the fall 2013 semester. Announcement of individuals awarded degrees was made following certification of all records.

Local graduates include Kelsey Denault, B.S. and Priscilla Escatel, B.S., both of Mendota.



EIU deanís list announced

CHARLESTON - Kersten Kidd of Paw Paw was one of more than 990 undergraduate students named to Eastern Illinois Universityís fall 2013 deanís list.

The deanís list at EIU recognizes undergraduates with a declared major whose academic performance has been excellent. Students who achieve a GPA of 3.80 to 4.0 (on a 4.0 scale) while completing a minimum of 12 graded semester hours, excluding credit/no credit grades, in a fall or spring semester are included.



LeTourneau Univ. announces deanís list

LONGVIEW, Texas - Jacob Weeks of La Moille was recognized for outstanding academic accomplishment by being named to the LeTourneau University deanís list for the fall 2013 semester. Weeks achieved a grade point average between 3.50 and 3.99 for the semester to receive this honor.



Purdue awards degrees

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. Ė Adam Bauer of Compton was among 3,400 students receiving degrees from Purdue University following the fall semester. Bauer earned a Master of Science degree.



Huntington Univ. deanís list announced

HUNTINGTON, Ind. - Alexandra Jones of LaMoille was among the students named to the deanís list at Huntington University for the fall semester. Jones is a senior worship leadership major at Huntington.

The deanís list is published twice per year at Huntington University. The honor recognizes students for outstanding academic achievement during the previous semester. Honorees must be classified as regular students, be enrolled full-time with a load of 12 hours or more in graded courses, and must achieve a semester grade point average of at least 3.50 on a 4.0 scale.












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