ROCK ISLAND, Ill.—Augustana College in Rock Island, Ill., announced that the following local residents were among the 580 students who graduated as the class of 2011: Samuel Blazey, who majored in geology; Danielle Kilberry, who majored in biology and pre-medicine; Rolf Koos, who majored in anthropology; Amanda Lindoo, who majored in geology; Mary Rhoades, who majored in biology; and Samantha Stewart, who majored in biology. All are Elburn residents.
Among the 864 students named to the dean’s list at Augustana College for the 2009-10 spring term, the following are local residents who maintained a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher on a four-point scale for courses taken during the term.
â€¢Â Alex Kurian from Elburn, a junior majoring in advising business
â€¢Â Patrick Manser from Elburn, a junior majoring in advising business and multimedia journal mass communication
â€¢Â April Runde from Elburn, a junior majoring in advising business and Spanish
â€¢Â Matthew Bowman from Elburn, a senior majoring in art history
â€¢Â Tara Czepiel from Sugar Grove, a senior majoring in biology and Spanish
Benjamin Janis from Elburn, a senior majoring in computer science
Kristen Sanecki from Elburn, a sophomore majoring in English
Amanda Lindoo from Elburn, a senior majoring in geology
Emma Anderson from Elburn, a sophomore majoring in psychology and sociology with social welfare