Kevin Mehalek of Oak Lawn has been selected for an internship at Youth Villages, a private nonprofit organization dedicated to helping children and families live successfully. Mehalek is a senior majoring in social work at Illinois State University. He is a graduate of Marist High School.
Youth Villages provides programs to help children who may have suffered abuse or neglect, or who may have emotional and behavioral issues. Mehalek is interning at Youth Villages’ Poplar Group Home, helping boys in residential treatment learn more positive behavior patterns and deal with past trauma.
Amanda Pohrebny of Oak Lawn earned high honors on the Aurora University dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester.
The following area residents made the dean’s list for the spring 2013 term at Augustana College.
Meghan Deplaris, Brittney Sexton and Meredith Skala, all of Oak Lawn; and Alexa Gutauskas of Palos Hills.
The following area residents made the dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston.
William Knobbe of Chicago Ridge; Hannah Thies and Jayme Wazio, both of Evergreen Park; Mark Michaels of Hickory Hills; Elizabeth Burbatt, Caitlin Danforth, Daniel Harrington and Erin Murhp, all of Oak Lawn; and Jessica Svoboda of Palos Hills.
Matthew Eakins of Evergreen Park, a senior English major at Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, has been named to the honor list for the 2013 spring semester.
The following students made the dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester at Washington University in St. Louis.
Suvrat Chandra of Palos Heights. Chandra is enrolled in the university’s College of Arts & Sciences.
Kevin John Kosiewicz of Evergreen Park. Kosiewicz is enrolled in the university’s John M. Olin School of Business.