HIGHLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE
FREEPORT – Those named to the Highland Community College spring dean’s list are:
Amboy: Hallie A. Nauman
Forreston: Jordan N. Green, Jaclyn B. Runkle
German Valley: Amanda G. Anderson
Lanark: Devon W. Deloy
Milledgeville: Taylor D. Haag
Mount Carroll: Emily M. Suiter
Shannon: Merrick S. Misiewicz, Anthony J. Murphy, Cole I. Schoeny
Thomson: Cody D. Sturtevant
Baileyville: Chelsea K. Lampe
Forreston: Amanda R. Anderson, Michael J. Heizler, Austin J. Howald, Cameron S. Timm, Courtney L. Wolf, Michael J. Wubbena
Lanark: Sydney E. Guentner, Christopher M. Kniss, Amanda J. Murphy, Alexis R. Smith
Leaf River: Kyle M. Hemmersbach
Milledgeville: Tyler E. Dambman
Mount Morris: Ronald D. Ingersoll, Kyle K. Ruter
Polo: Parker J. Taylor
Rock Falls: Kyle J. Yonk
Savanna: Shelby N. Skiles
Shannon: Anna G. Kuper, Breanna J. Rose, Jessica S. Sneek
Sublette: Emma R. Lindenmeyer
Baileyville: Jason H. Drake, Keileigh S. Kloepping
Forreston: Casey J. Amos
German Valley: Zoe L. Siegmeier
Lanark: Patrick H. Dertz, Ryan A. Mathes, Austin T. Poffenberger, Courtney A. Rogers
Mount Carroll: Daniel R. Hartman, Christopher M. Morgan
Shannon: Blake B. Janssen, Steven A. Murphy, Nichole M. Potempa
SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – Those earning bachelor’s degrees from Southeast Missouri State University are Louis Ohlendorf of Amboy, cybersecurity; and Jessica Ackert of Dixon, criminal justice.
MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Tyler Mueller of Lanark has been named to the dean’s list at Missouri State University.
DECORAH, Iowa – Those named to the spring dean’s list at Luther College are:
Milledgeville: Gabby Betzer
Morrison: Allison Houldson
Mount Morris: Connor Hopkins
Sterling: Evan Lobdell
WHEATON – Amanda Smith of Dixon and Russell Johnson of Erie were named to the spring dean’s list at Wheaton College.
MADISON, Wisc. – Delaney Wilhelm of Amboy was named to the spring dean’s list at Edgewood College.
KIRKWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Those named to the spring dean’s list at Kirkwood Community College are:
Erie: Lindsay Gibson
Fulton: Jason Ryder
Savanna: Paige Grissinger
Sterling: Jade Martinez
Thomson: Brianna Davis
ROCKFORD – Matthew Murray of Oregon has been named a distinguished scholar at Rockford University.
William Lawhorn of Rochelle, Alexis Rangel of Lyndon, and Jozi Grobe of Polo have been named to the spring dean’s list.
GOSHEN, Ind. – Those earning bachelor’s degrees April 29 at Goshen College are Austin W. Weaver of Lanark, business; and Morgan Yordy of Rochelle, peace, justice and conflict studies and history, with a minor in pre-law.
MILWAUKEE – Those earning bachelor’s degrees from Marquette University are:
Amboy: Kaitlyn Liebing, nursing
Byron: Kassandra Paul, civil engineering
Dixon: Justin Sherman, operations and supply chain management; Anna Vits, human resources
Mount Morris: Jerome Baldwin, anthropology
Rochelle: Paige Myroth, biomechanics
MOUNT MERCY UNIVERSITY
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Patricia Murray of Milledgeville was named to the dean’s list at Mount Mercy University.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS
CHAMPAIGN – Beau K. Minnick graduated from University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign with a bachelor’s of science in nuclear, plasma, and radiological engineering.
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Mackenzie Wolf of Franklin Grove and Rachel Nelson of Leaf River were named to the spring dean’s list at the University of Kentucky.
ST. AMBROSE UNIVERSITY
DAVENPORT, Iowa – St. Ambrose University bachelor’s degrees were awarded May 12 to Aubree Johnson of Rock Falls, occupational therapy; Savannah Gluck of Byron, occupational therapy; and Amber Duitsman of Shannon, social work, at St. Ambrose University.
Those named to the spring dean’s list were:
Amboy: Megan Grady, Delaney Powers
Chadwick: Danielle Sheddan
Dixon: Devin Attig, Kaitlyn Brinkley, Victor Francque, Kiana Gibson, Mary Jensen, Kirsten Pitman, Joseph Rhodes, Ian South
Erie: Whitney Misfeldt, Katlyn Weber, Natalie Woodhurst
Forreston: Hannah Metzger
Fulton: Jacob Houzenga, Griffin Rasche, Megan Renkes, Hillary Winkel
Lanark: Shelbi Janssen
Morrison: Kaleb Church, Trever Troutman, Allison Wiersema
Mount Morris: Alyson Scheidecker, Abigail Scheidecker
Oregon: Benjamin Gardner
Prophetstown: Corrin Reiley
Sterling: Chelsea DePasquale, Emily Friesen, Jescelynne Gibbons
UNIVERSITY OF IOWA
IOWA CITY, Iowa – Those graduating May 11-13 from the University of Iowa with bachelor’s degrees are:
Oregon: Emma Crandall, elementary education, high distinction; Samantha Feltenz, Spanish
Paw Paw: Orestes Franco, business analytics and information systems
Rochelle: Tyler Hager, health and human physiology
Rock Falls: Aubree Schmitt, health and human physiology
Sterling: Nicole Haas, health and human physiology
Those named to the spring dean’s list are:
Dixon: Abigayle Ammon, Katlyn Bay, and Alexander Deforest
Fulton: Elizabeth Leonard, Lauren Spencer
Oregon: Haylie Rorbeck
Prophetstown: Madison Purvis, Cydney Westen, Jackson Westen
Sterling: Nicole Haas, Anna Ivarson, Morgan Zuidema
Walnut: Irini Petros
UW – STOUT
MENOMINEE, Wisc. – Hailey Houck of Oregon earned a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education from the University of Wisconsin – Stout.
ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY
NORMAL – Those earning bachelor’s degrees May 11 and 12 at Illinois State University are:
Byron: Cassandra E. Scidmore-Sievers, nursing
Deer Grove: Catherine M. Cooney, nursing
Dixon: Jenelle A. Bruckner, science; Eduardo M. Escatel, arts; Cydney M. Jones, science; Hayley K. Kent, education; Rachel E. McKinley, arts; Caitlin S. Rozek, science; Allison K. Shipman, education; Dakota J. Trancoso, science
Forreston: Rachel L. Akins, science; Benjamin D. Heitman, science
Leaf River: Travis J. Cunningham, music education
Lee: Samuel R. Bybee, science
Lyndon: Jennifer L. Woodworth, science
Morrison: Joanna C. Klein, science; Morgan M. McCullough, arts
Oregon: Fatjona Kamberi, science; William J. Heeg, science; Shelby L. Hunter, science; Stephen C. Mattas, science; McCahl J. Sanders, science
Paw Paw: Alyssa H. Allen, science
Polo: Tosca A. Waasdorp, science; Molly R. Waasdorp, science
Prophetstown: Katherine R. Fringer, science; Keith Dela Vega, science
Rock Falls: Abigail J. Gillette, science; Alexander J. Leaf, science
Savanna: Alexis A. Kosier, science; Tanisha A. Sablan, science; Noemi M. Sanchez
Sterling: Karina Olivas, science; Jacob J. McKenna, science
Stillman Valley: Kyle J. Hartzell, science; Kyle A. Mast, science
Sublette: Whitni A. Hart, science
Tampico: David J. Miller, science
Those named to the dean’s list are:
Dixon: Eduardo Escatel, Halyey Fitzsimmons, Hayley Kent, Rachel McKinley, Cristen Rozek, Allison Shipman, Brittani Sohn
Fenton: Stephanie Thulen
Forreston: Rachel Akins, Emily Fisher, Katie Fisher, Nathaniel Stukenberg
Franklin Grove: Kristen Bartlett
Lanark: Nikolette Manna
Lee: Kenneth Harper
Lyndon: Jennifer Woodworth
Morrison: Joanna Klein
Oregon: Delaney Mahoney
Paw Paw: Alyssa Allen
Polo: Emily Ditzler, Casandra Kurschner, Molly Wasdorp, Tosca Wasdorp
Prophetstown: Jackson Ames, Olivia DeWitte
Rock Falls: Alexander Leaf, Collin Marcum, Mariah Menchaca, Peyton Milne, Bronson Mintun, Amber Rasmussen, Paige Reynolds
Sterling: Mayra Hurtado, Sydney Ybarra
Stillman Valley: Abigail Ogden
Walnut: Tiana Kennedy
EUREKA – Riley Francis of Deer Grove was named to the president’s list at Eureka College.
GRAND VALLEY STATE
ALLENDALE, Mich. – Simon Thorpe of Dixon graduated April 28 from Grand Valley State University, and was named to the dean’s list.
ROCK ISLAND – Those named to the spring dean’s list at Augustana College are:
Chadwick: Shawn Geison
Erie: Peyton Achs
Fulton: Taylor Curley
Oregon: Allison Bandera
Polo: Justine Gorzny
UW – LA CROSSE
La CROSSE, Wisc. – Alexandar McCullough of Leaf River graduated May 13 from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse with a bachelor’s degree in psychology.
LEBANON – Skylar Paulson of Lanark was named to the spring dean’s list at McKendree University.
UNIVERSITY OF DUBUQUE
DUBUQUE, Iowa – Those named to the spring dean’s list at the University of Dubuque were:
Byron: Jacob Heitter
Davis Junction: Marcus Bower
Dixon: Olivia Walter
Fulton: Troy Barnes, Siara O’Leary Hawk
Milledgeville: Kayleigh Leddy
Morrison: Emma Sitzmore
Oregon: Stacia Burke
Polo: Ethan Cain
Savanna: Sara McGovern, Caleb Steines, Paige Wilkins
Stillman Valley: Jordyn Tyler
GALESBURG – Jessica Hickey of Rochelle, Braeden Westfall of Rock Falls, and Logan Thake of Amboy were named to the spring dean’s list at Knox College.
UW – MADISON
MADISON, Wisc. – Maggie Bushman of Dixon, Amy Barzgari of Fulton, and Abbey Zacharski of Sterling were named to the spring dean’s list at the University of Wisconsin, Madison campus.
AURORA – Those named to the spring dean’s list at Aurora University are:
Dixon: Jennifer Popovich, Brittney Sondgeroth, Kaitlyn Spencer
Forreston: Caleb Poffenberger
Lee: Andrew Headley
Monroe Center: Alicebeth Wittwer
Morrison: Tia Richards
Paw Paw: Mitchell Lave
Rock Falls: Laura Ramirez
Sterling: Candelaria Barrientos Jimenez, Jordan Totten
Stillman Valley: Janelle Tanaglia
UW – PARKSIDE
KENOSHA, Wisc. – Isaac Kinnicutt of Sterling was named to the spring dean’s list at the University of Wisconsin – Parkside.
WAVERLY, Iowa – Elizabeth Buckwalter of Morrison and Blake Shipman of Rock Falls graduated May 27 from Wartburg College.
UW – MILWAUKEE
MILWAUKEE – Those named to the spring dean’s list at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee are:
Amboy: Madeline Ely
Byron: Kayla Miller, Adam Montana
Forreston: Maddison Kirchner
Morrison: Emily Wallander
Oregon: Alex Sitze
Polo: Mariah Howard
Rock Falls: Sydney Arickx
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
MINNEAPOLIS – Whitney Wildman of Dixon, Christopher Rademacher of Polo and Kellee Parker of Rochelle were named to the spring dean’s list at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus.
UW – PLATTEVILLE
PLATTEVILLE, Wis. – Robert Wyeth of Lanark was named to the spring semester dean’s list at the University of Wisconsin – Platteville.
WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY
WICHITA, Kan. – Jacob Seidel of Rock Falls was named to the spring dean’s honor roll at Wichita State University.
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Andrei Collins of Lanark was named to the spring dean’s list at Bethel University.
Road to Success Scholarship
STERLING – Katrina Sandefer of Sterling High School received a 2018 Road to Success scholarship from Hugh F. Miller Insurance Agency of Rock Falls and Grinnell Mutual of Grinnell, Iowa.