Millikin University announced its deanâ€™s list for the spring 2010 semester, and three local students were on it.
Millikin named Rebecca Hof of Elburn to its high deanâ€™s list; and named Michelle Buck and Erika Davidson, both of Elburn, to its deanâ€™s list.
Millikin University senior Michelle Buck of Elburn was among 22 students presenting their research projects during the annual James Millikin Scholars Senior Recognition Day program held on April 24 as a part of Millikin’s Celebrations of Scholarship.
Buck, a theatre major presented a research project titled, â€œSinging and the Tao Te Ching: A Return to the Natural Wayâ€.
The projects presented represent the culmination of at least two years of research. Most of the topics were conceived by the students and then refined with the help of a faculty project advisor.
The students in the James Millikin Scholars program are some of the best students at Millikin University. The students have maintained high academic standards while being some of the most actively involved students on campus. They were chosen for the program at the end of their sophomore year at Millikin.
Michelle Buck, a senior majoring in theatre and music from Elburn, and Erika Davidson, a junior majoring in theatre from Elburn, were honored during Millikin University’s annual Distinguished Faculty Lecture and Honors Convocation program held April 22 in the Kirkland Fine Arts Center.
Buck received the Mary B. Merris Award; it is presented to outstanding voice students on the basis of excellence and achievement. Davidson received the the Michelle Chartier Memorial Award. This award is presented to a student active in the Department of Theatre and Dance with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.5.
Millikin University announced the local students who were named to the deanâ€™s list for the fall 2009 semester.
Local students were from Elburn: Michelle Buck, a senior in the College of Fine Arts; Erika Davidson, a junior in the College of Fine Arts; and Rebecca Hof, a senior in the College of Fine Arts.
The School of Music at Millikin University announced members of the Millikin University Chamber Chorale for the 2009-2010 academic year.
Elburn resident Michelle Buck is part of the chorale. She is a senior majoring in theater.