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Northern Illinois University recently announced its spring 2021 Dean’s List students. Local students earning this honor include: Bristol resident Lauren Thomson; Montgomery resident Ashley Barry, Devin Breske, Anna Charielle, Jose Chavez, Obed Fernandez, Samantha Hopkins, Nick Karasch, Edward Ramos, Julian Roman, Araceli Salazar, Arianna Vargas, Danielle Williams; Oswego residents Donovan Barrera, Brianna Boyd, Erin Cronin, Michael Dow, Kierra Frazier, Daniel Ingersoll III, Frank Kutschke, Jake Long, Troy Loser, Melanie Lumbert, Ashley Mandel, Michael Pavlick, David Petrovski, Jason Petzold, Vilaya Sirivong, Phillip Tomich, Kendall Winiecki, Crystal Wong; Plano residents Therese Claahsen, Jose Nevarez, Jason Zhao; and Yorkville residents Andrew Dobson, Alexandrea Douglas, Sam Fitzpatrick, Yassie Hejri, Joe Katula, Kenneth Kramer, Brooklyn Long, Nicole Lorenzini, Trevor Minogue, Ravish Patel, Anyah Randolph, Austin Reifsteck, Kyle Wagner.

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Local students earned academic degrees or post-baccalaureate certificates after the Spring 2021 semester at Western Illinois University.

Rudy Aram Dereza of Oswego earned a Bachelor of Science in Law Enforcement & Justice Administration.

Taliyah Ivy of Oswego earned a Master of Arts in Public Safety Administration.

Neelum Rizwan of Oswego graduated Cum Laude and earned a Bachelor of Social Work in Social Work.

Megan Elizabeth Sherman of Oswego earned a Bachelor of Arts in General Studies.

Matthew Sierzega graduated Summa Cum Laude and earned a Bachelor of Science in Law Enforcement & Justice Administration.

Alexandra Marie Stauber of Oswego earned a Bachelor of Social Work in Social Work.

Robert Jacobsen of Plano earned a Bachelor of Science in Law Enforcement & Justice Administration.

Maryvone Kongo of Yorkville earned a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems.

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Taylor Lindaur of Oswego was named to the spring 2021 Dean’s List at Ripon College.

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Local students made the Dean’s List at Monmouth College for the Spring 2021 semester. Students named include Angela Capasso of Oswego, Erika Cruz Diaz of Montgomery, Benjamin Dobberstein of Oswego, Rebekkah Gebe of Sandwich, Nicole Hoyer of Montgomery, Ryan Prusak of Montgomery, Rachel Testin of Newark and Lena Wickens of Newark.

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Jessica Smith of Oswego earned a spot on the Spring 2021 Dean’s List at Valdosta State University.

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Local undergraduate students at the University of Iowa named to the president’s list for the 2021 spring semester include Oswego residents Anna Livingston and Lena Taylor.

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University of Iowa undergraduate, graduate, and professional students recently received degrees.

Miranda Aldrich of Montgomery earned a Master of Arts degree in Music.

Kimberly Boss of Oswego earned at Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Creative Writing.

Michelle Smith of Sandwich earned a Master of Science degree in Biostatistics.

Ethan Keltner of Oswego earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Rachel Mittelstaedt of Oswego earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Mass Communication.

Nicholas Sevenich of Yorkville earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree in Biomedical Engineering.

Alexandra Watts of Oswego earned a Doctor of Audiology degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology.

Mallory Weisbrodt of Oswego earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree in Civil Engineering.

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Local students at the University of Iowa were named to the dean’s list for the 2021 spring semester including:

Oswego residents Kimberly Boss, Lyndsey Carter, Elijah Dail, Meredith Derucki, Luke Fogarty, Caitlin Guist, Brady Hamrick, Anna Livingston, Evan Marquardt, Emily Marra, Rachel Mittelstaedt, Allison Sass, Lena Taylor, Kristina Vesta, Ethan Weires and Mallory Weisbrodt; Montgomery resident Bradley Rehg; and Yorkville residents Nicholas Sevenich and Claudia Withers.

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Eli Haines from Plano was one of 239 students named to Concordia University, Nebraska’s honors list for the Spring 2021 semester.

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Vic Crawford of Yorkville and Abby Miller of Oswego qualified for the spring semester 2021 Dean’s List at Ohio University, including main and regional campuses.

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Oswego residents Alexis Countryman and Kaden Young along with Madeline Powers of Yorkville received academic honors from Milwaukee School of Engineering for the 2021 Spring Quarter.

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Yorkville resident MaryKatherine Dempsey has been named to the Saint Mary’s College Dean’s List for the Spring 2021 semester.

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Mary Atchley from Montgomery graduated with a Master of Fine Arts (Production Technology) from the College of Fine Arts at Ohio University.

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Local students named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin include

Montgomery resident Erin Kill; Oswego residents Meghan Carroll, Julia Dedic, Gretchen Klug, Tommy Maugeri and Jack Potts; and Yorkville resident Caroline Schweikert.

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Brittany Strause of Plano was named to the 2021 Winter/May Term Dean’s List at Wartburg College.

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Northern Michigan University announced that Oswego residents Amanda Newton and Margaret Wilmes along with Yorkville resident Jacob Fewkes were named to the Dean’s List for the Winter 2021 semester.

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Amanda Newton of Oswego graduated Summa Cum Laude earning a BSW-Social Work from Northern Michigan University.

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Stephen Waite of Oswego has earned Semester Honors for the Spring 2021 semester at Edgewood College.

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Local students including Montgomery residents Taryn Long and Corinne Munch, Yorkville resident Caitlin Rhodes and Plano resident Elizabeth Welter were named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2021 semester at Coastal Carolina University.

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