Campus Leaders from 1-16-14

Area Student Named to Dean’s List
  The following students have been named to the fall semester dean’s list at St. Norbert College: Matthew Menke of Evergreen Park, and Michael Myren and Jennifer Ward of Oak Lawn. A minimum 3.5 grade-point average is required for academic eligibility. The only Norbertine college in the world, St. Norbert is a four-year, Catholic liberal arts college, devoted to the Norbertine traditions of community, prayer and service to others. St. Norbert College is located on the banks of the Fox River in the residential community of De Pere, Wisconsin, neighboring Green Bay.

Graceland University Honor Roll Features Local Students
  Dariusz Obrochta of Oak Lawn was named to the president’s list and Brittani LaRusso of Oak Lawn was named to the honor’s list for Graceland University’s fall term. Students with a perfect 4.0 grade point average are named to the president’s list. Students with a GPA between 3.65 and 3.99 are named to the honor’s list. Students with a GPA between 3.25 and 3.64 are named to the dean’s list. Graceland University has two campuses, one in Lamoni, Iowa and one in Independence, Missouri.

Western Illinois University Names Local Residents to Dean’s List
  More than 1,730 undergraduate students enrolled at Western Illinois University were named to the fall dean’s list. The number includes 123 students at WIU-Quad Cities.
  To receive this award, an undergraduate student must earn at least a 3.6 grade point average on a scale of 4.0. Those earning academic honors include:

  • Rebecca Ann Dunterman, a sophomore from Chicago Ridge;
  • Brenna Catherine Smith, a sophomore from Evergreen Park;
  • Christina Nicole Makropoulos, a senior;
  • Amy Michelle Smith, sophomore, both from Hickory Hills;
  • Kyle Thomas Corbett, a senior,
  • Colleen Nicole Krasich, a senior;
  • Lauren Elizabeth Ward, a senior, all from Oak Lawn;
  • Megan Elizabeth Kelly, a senior from Worth.

Brother Rice Student Gains College Acceptance
  James Dwyer of Brother Rice High School has been accepted to Culver-Stockton College for enrollment in the fall 2014 semester. Along with acceptance to the college, Dwyer has been awarded the Hilltop Scholarship, a four-year award. Dwyer’s anticipated major is psychology.

Oak Lawn Woman Earns Academic Honors
  Lily Paterno of Oak Lawn qualified for the fall dean’s list at Belmont University. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C. Approximately 30 percent of Belmont’s more than 6,900 students qualified for the fall dean’s list.

Palos Hills’ Korniejczuk Named To Dean’s List
  Freshman Melissa Korniejczuk of Palos Hills earned a spot on Beloit College’s dean’s list for the fall semester. To be eligible for the dean’s list, a student must carry a semester grade point average of 3.4 or higher, and take a minimum of three letter-graded units for the term.