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Martin, Johnson to wed

Paul and Bambi Johnson of Maple Park announce the engagement of their son, Parker, to Brittany Martin, daughter of George and Brenda Martin of Tinley Park, Ill.

The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of Victor J. Andrew High School in Tinley Park, Ill., and 2009 graduate of Northern Illinois University with a degree in elementary education. She is currently teaching sixth grade at Hadley Jr. High School in Tinley Park.

The future groom is a 2004 Kaneland High School graduate, and 2008 graduate of NIU with a degree in physical education/kinesiology. He is currently employed by Motion Fitness in Rolling Meadows, Ill., as a project manager.

The wedding will take place June 23, 2012, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Palos Heights, Ill. The couple plans on traveling to Mexico for their honeymoon.

Local residents earn degrees from NIU

The following students were awarded undergraduate degrees from Northern Illinois University for its fall 2008 commencement ceremonies held Dec. 13 and Dec. 14.

Graduates from Elburn include Carrie Eickhoff, B.S. in Nursing; Steven Galloway, B.S. in Finance; Jeremy Kenny, B.S. Ed. in Physical Education; Alicia Lisowski, B.S. in Geography; Alexander Miller, B.S. in Marketing; Katherine Potvin, B.S. Ed. in Elementary Education; Marc Ricker, B.G.S. in General Emphasis; Nicholas Secrest, B.S. in Marketing; Amanda Semrick, B.A. in Organizational/Corporate Communication; Christopher Zankowski, B.S. in Industrial Technology.

Graduates from Maple Park include Parker Johnson, B.S.Ed. in Physical Education; and Tara Scharlau, B.S. in Nursing.

Graduates from Sugar Grove include Michael Algnzine, B.A. in Sociology- Criminology; Ashly Barry, B.S. in Accountancy; Patrick Mitchell, B.S. in Psychology; Tracey Smith, B.A. in Psychology.

The following Elburn students were awarded graduate degrees from Northern Illinois University: Michelle Brazee, M.A.S. in Accountancy; Jeffrey Leavey, M.B.A. in Business Administration; Charles Park, M.S.Ed. in Pedagogy/Curr Dev in PE. From Sugar Grove, graduate students include Melissa Groot, M.S.Ed. in Educational Administration; Maria Diaz, M.S. in Adult Nurse Practitioner.