KANE and DUPAGE COUNTIES—Gerard Fabrizius of Maple Park, Tomas A. Konen of Sugar Grove, and Maureen McAllister of Wayne, Ill., on Feb. 23, at Riverside Receptions, were elected by ballot vote to serve a two-year term on the Board of Directors of the Kane-DuPage Soil and Water Conservation District.
LISLE, Ill.—Jacqueline Mueller of Elburn and Leah Kennetz of Sugar Grove were named to the dean’s list at Benedictine University for the fall 2011 semester.
The dean’s list recognizes full-time students who achieve a 3.5 grade point average or above.
Lloyd Popp of Sugar Grove and Dan Humme of Maple Park were named to the dean’s recognition list at Benedictine University for the fall 2011 semester.
The dean’s recognition list recognizes part-time students with a grade point average of at least 3.5
HOLLAND, Mich.—Jenna Buck and Marcy Blowers of Elburn were named the Hope College dean’s list for the first semester of the 2011-12 school year.
A student must have a minimum 3.5 grade point average, on a 4.0 scale, to be eligible for the dean’s list.
ILLINOIS—Matheu Poust, a sophomore at Kaneland High School, was recently selected as “delegate at large” to complete the five-member Illinois delegation to attend the National 4-H Conference in Washington, D.C. this spring. While in Washington, D.C., the delegates will work in roundtable discussion groups focusing on national issues of importance to teens.
Following discussions, roundtable groups will provide briefings to national leaders of agencies, organizations and industry on their findings.
LIMA, OHIO—Austin Park of Elburn was named to the University of Northwestern Ohio College of Business dean’s list for fall quarter 2011.
Park is the son of Mike and Karen Park of Elburn.
DES MOINES, IOWA—Kelly Shaw of Elburn, was been named to the dean’s list at Drake University. Shaw achieved this academic honor by earning a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher during the fall 2011 semester.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill.—Emily Zahnle of Elburn was among approximately 1,060 students named to the Parkland College dean’s list for fall semester 2011.
To be named to the list, students must earn a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 grade scale for the semester in which they are being honored.
ST. LOUIS, Mo.—Jessica Bruce of Elburn was named to the Maryville University dean’s list for the fall 2011 semester. Bruce is a student in Maryville’s College of Arts and Sciences.
BOSTON—Alec Gaston of Sugar Grove was named to the Berklee College of Music dean’s list for the 2011 fall semester.
To be eligible for this honor, a full-time student must achieve a grade point average of 3.4 or above; a part-time student must achieve a grade point average of 3.6 or above.
RIPON, Wis.—Nathaniel Davidson, a sophomore history major, has been named to the dean’s list at Ripon College for the fall 2011 semester, which recognizes academic excellence.
Davidson is the child of Dr. and Mrs. Robert B. Davidson of Elburn.
To qualify for the dean’s list at Ripon College, students must achieve a 3.40 grade point average or higher on a 4.00 scale and complete at least 12 credits of regular letter-graded work.
OMAHA—Alex Staehely of Sugar Grove, a junior College of Business student at Creighton University, was named to the fall dean’s list for the 2011-12 academic year.
Full-time students who earn a 3.5 grade-point average or better on a 4.0 scale are eligible for the dean’s list
Decatur, Ill.—Elburn residents Brock Feece, Bradley Staker and Bethany Schwartz were named to the dean’s list at Millikin University for fall 2011.
MADISON, WIS.—Nikki Smith, a student in the College of Letters and Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester of the 2011-12 academic year.
PEORIA, Ill.—Elburn residents Andrew Raver, Daniel Taylor, Haley Euting and Vincent Micek have received recognition on the dean’s list for the fall semester at Bradley University in Peoria, Ill.
To be eligible for the dean’s list a student must achieve a minimum 3.5 grade point average for the semester on a 4.0 scale.
ROLLA, Mo.—Daniel Broecker of Elburn, a senior in metallurgical engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, Mo., has been named to the honor list for the 2011 fall semester.
Honor list recipients must have carried a minimum of 12 hours and had grade point averages of 3.2 or above out of a possible 4.0
AMES, Iowa—Nathan Dallas Peters of Elburn was named to the Iowa State University dean’s list for the 2011 fall semester. Peters is studying aerospace engineering.
Students named to the dean’s list must have earned a grade point average of
at least 3.50 on a 4.00 scale while carrying a minimum of 12 credit hours of graded course work.
IOWA CITY, Iowa—John Kintz of Sugar Grove was named to the University of Iowa College of Engineering dean’s list for the 2011 fall semester.
Sugar Grove—During the fall 2011 semester, Waubonsee Community College purchased 11 pieces of student-created artwork to display around its campuses, including a piece from local student Christa Trumph of Sugar Grove.
Through its Student Art Purchase Program, which started in fall 2006, the college has acquired a total of 119 pieces of original artwork.
HINCKLEY—Sam Kimpan, a 17-year-old Hinckley-Big Rock honor student who is a member of Big Rock Troop 19, cleaned the Little Rock creek from Sycamore Street to Hinckley’s sewage treatment plant in August 2010 as his Eagle Scout Leadership Project.
Tires, metal, logs, lawnmowers, a swing set, barbecue grill and even the front suspension of a car were removed from the creek over two weekends. The most challenging part of this project was removing a 20 foot by 40 foot log jam just downstream from Hinckley. The creek dropped about 12 inches in the area where the log jam was at its worse. At this point in the creek, the jam was so bad that mulch could not get through. Fifteen to 20 Scouts and community volunteers helped Sam complete his project.
Sam submitted his paper work to the Boy Scouts of America and is awaiting his board of review which determines if he will become and Eagle Scout.
DOWNER’S GROVE, Ill.—The Premier Wealth Group announced that Elburn resident Brett Feltes has joined the firm as a financial services representative.
Brett is a 2006 graduate of The University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign where he earned his Bachelors of Arts degree in economics with a minor in business administration. He is licensed to sell life and health insurance in Illinois and also holds his FINRA series 6 license and is a member of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity and University of Illinois Alumni Association. He enjoys golfing, fishing and hunting.