DEKALB—The following local residents received degrees from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb at the conclusion of spring session on the weekend of May 10-11: Jacob Yoder, Laura Ducharme, Victoria Yurachek, Matthew Ritschdorff, Hillary Tarr, Robyn Heine, Tammy Lloyd and Brandon Clement; Staci Fulton, Benjamin Hankes, Laura Proctor, Jorie Senese, Meredith Wood, Sarah Harant, Zachary Smith, Emily Heller, Joanna Edelman, Paul Mayer and Richard Wright, all of Sugar Grove; Violet Stojkowski, Gail Stover, Amy Rivers, Michael Jenny, Justin Farrell, Michelle Mohn and Darci Wilson, all of Maple Park.
DEKALB—The following local residents recently received the Northern Illinois University Dean’s Award: Bryan Bodway, Louise Bond, Tara Coulson, Carly Dillavou, Erin Diviak, Ryan Dwyer, Matthew Galloway, Sarah Hatch, Spencer Johnson, Matthew Ritschdorff and Mary Trotier, all of Elburn; Lauren Boddy, Kelsey Borg, Meghan Dienst, Esther Espino, Elyse Heimann, Michael Jenny, Kyle Miller, Amy Rivers, Lauren Stott, Daniel Twait and Cassandra Yagen, all of Maple Park; Richard Banik, Amelia Bumsted, Adam Canzoneri, Amanda Companiott, Jessica Lubic, Jarred Popp, Zachary Smith, Meredith Wood and Kelsey Zollinger, all of Sugar Grove.
The Dean’s Award is given to graduating students who demonstrate significant achievement and leadership in the areas of scholarship, camp and community activities, and professional service. Criteria for the award includes attainment of a 3.0 minimum grade point average, and nomination by faculty based on service to the nominee’s academic department or college.
Sugar Groveâ€”For the upcoming 2010-11 academic year, the Waubonsee Community College Foundation awarded 153 scholarships totaling nearly $105,000 to 138 recipients.
The following are local winners:
â€¢Â Cari Carter Memorial Scholarship: Meredith Wood of Sugar Grove
â€¢Â Bobbie Jean Douglas Memorial Scholarship: Kari Meloun of Elburn
â€¢Â Elks Lodge Scholarship: Alexa Hill of Elburn
â€¢Â Evar Erickson Memorial Scholarship: Deven Scholl of Elburn
â€¢Â Richard J. Feltes Family Scholarship: Jaclyn Stanczyk of Elburn
â€¢Â Jennifer Flaherty Memorial Scholarship: Kristen Stalka of Sugar Grove
â€¢Â Kaneland W.I.N.S. Scholarship: Tara Olson of Maple Park
â€¢Â Lawyers Scholarship: Leah Richards of Sugar Grove
â€¢ Marion M. & Les Lester Endowed Scholarship: Tiffany Manke of Elburn
â€¢Â Marie Von Ohlen Memorial Scholarship: Alexa Hill of Elburn and Matthew Linden of Maple Park
â€¢Â WCC Automotive Technology Scholarship: Alexandra Domar of Maple Park
â€¢ WCC Foundation Directors Scholarship: Matthew Linden and Samuel Swithers, of Maple Park