Campus notes for July 26
Updated: July 19, 2012 4:02PM
Miami University students who achieved a perfect 4.0 grade point average for second semester 2011-2012 have been named to the president’s list recognizing academic excellence, including:
From Western Springs: Rachael J. Fraleigh
From Clarendon Hills: Tracey K. McKay
Mariel Skoda of Western Springs was named by Baylor University as a recipient of a scholastic award. Skoda is a recent high school graduate who will receive the merit scholarship based on her class rank and/or SAT/ACT scores for the 2012-2013 academic year. Skoda, a Lyons Township High School graduate, earned a Provost’s Gold.
During University of Wisconsin-Madison’s spring commencement ceremonies, degrees were awarded to:
From Burr Ridge: Sean D. Bacastow, bachelor of arts, journalism; Jeffrey S. Bayers, doctor of physical therapy; Mark E. Langenfeld, master of arts, library and information studies; Nancy Barber Lins, bachelor of science, nursing, with distinction
From Hinsdale: Victor J. Orler, bachelor of science, chemical engineering
From Indian Head Park: Jamie M. Plzak, bachelor of arts, communication arts
From LaGrange Highlands: Shannon K. Bunsen, bachelors of science, Spanish, zoology
From La Grange: Neil E. Fitch, bachelor of business administration, business, marketing; Tara S. Shannon, bachelor of business administration, business management and human resources, business: marketing, with distinction
From Oak Brook: Margaret M. Kenny, bachelor of arts, communication arts, sociology, with distinction; Daniel G. Koehler, bachelor of science, engineering mechanics
From Western Springs: Courtney V. Belawich, bachelor of science, human development and family studies, with distinction; Sean S. Cuff, bachelor of arts, political science; William M. Ferguson, bachelor of arts, communication arts; John S. Smits, master of accountancy, business: accounting; Eric R. Wiegmann, bachelor of science, mechanical engineering
Grand Valley State University in Michigan announced students who were placed on the dean’s list for the winter 2012 semester. Those students honored include:
From Hinsdale: Karlee E. Davis
From La Grange: Clara A. Binder
From Western Springs: Timothy S. Haraf
Meaghan Cassin, a resident of Clarendon Hills, has been named to the Cornell University College of Arts and Sciences’ dean’s list for spring semester 2012.
Undergraduate students at the University of Kansas earned distinction, including:
From Burr Ridge: Vittoria Harrell, a senior in pre-occupational therapy, was named to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 2012 spring honor roll. Harrell is a graduate of Nazareth Academy.
From Hinsdale: Britta Hill, a senior in elementary education and curriculum and instruction, was named to the School of Education 2012 spring honor roll. Hill is a graduate of Hinsdale Township High School Central.