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Nicholas Mizeur of Moline Named to CCAC All-Academic Team for Fall 2012 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Laura Warfel   
Friday, 15 February 2013 13:42

BOURBONNAIS, IL (02/14/2013)(readMedia)-- Moline resident Nicholas Mizeur was recently recognized by the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) for his academic achievements by being named to the All-Academic Team for fall 2012. Mizeur is a senior at Olivet Nazarene University, majoring in youth ministry and political science and competing in men's cross country.

To be nominated for this award, a student-athlete must have been enrolled at his or her respective CCAC school for a minimum of one academic year, have completed at least 30 semester hours and have earned no less than a 3.25 cumulative grade point average.

Olivet Nazarene University is an accredited Christian, liberal arts university offering more than 100 areas of undergraduate and graduate study, including the Doctor of Education in ethical leadership. Olivet has one main campus in Bourbonnais, Ill. - just 50 miles south of Chicago; three sites: Rolling Meadows and Oak Brook, Ill., and Hong Kong; and more than 100 School of Graduate and Continuing Studies learning locations throughout Chicagoland and the Midwest. From Oxford to Tokyo, hundreds of Olivet students also experience the global classroom each year, whether through study abroad opportunities or worldwide mission trips.

More ONU news is available at Olivet.edu, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Licensed University photos and official logos available upon request.

 
CONGRATULATIONS TO THESE SECOND QUARTER JORDAN CATHOLIC SCHOOL HONOR ROLL STUDENTS PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Janine Parr   
Friday, 15 February 2013 13:37

GRADE 6 - OUTSTANDING
Emma Beardsley
Gabe Beardsley
Jonathan Berry
Chloe Boyd
Bryan Cook
Anna Darrow
John Do
Sydney Elliott
Grant Florence
Julia Fout
Parker Georlett
Lauren Hird
Evan Juarez
Hannah Luppen
Olivia Manternach
Nate Maynard
Aaron Mickelson
Haley Mosely
Paige Nimrick
Mackenzie Parboosingh
Faith Pickslay
Mary Powers
Vanessa Reger
Ava Reynolds
Lily Schoeck
Kaitlynn Zonnevylle

GRADE 6 - DISTINGUISHED
Kaitlyn Bender
Emily Elliott
Katlynn McVey
Isabella Milani
Lily Steffen
Natika Woods

GRADE 7 - OUTSTANDING
Zoe Arvanitis
Alyssa Carpita
Bailey Estes
Amber Guzzo
Brendan Hird
Kale Hyder
Alyssa Klauer

GRADE 7 - DISTINGUISHED
Bridget Ferguson
Mindy Hoang
Erik Hoffman
Cloie Jennings
Ben Luppen
Rebecca Nonnenmann
Jenna Pauley
Jessica Pauley
Collin Rogiers
Clare VanSpeybroeck
Brenon Wilson

GRADE 8 - OUTSTANDING
Lucy Adlfinger
Maris Boelens
Sidney Boelens
Conner Boyd
Augie Darrow
Brian Do
Lisa Do
Sam Dodson
Michael Elliott
Emily Ostrowski
Samantha Sharp

GRADE 8 - DISTINGUISHED
Antonio Anderson
Molly Hunter

The Outstanding Honor Roll requires more A’s than B’s with no C’s. The Distinguished Honor Roll requires more B’s than A’s with no more than one C.

 
CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY WISCONSIN RELEASES FALL DEAN'S LIST PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Jeff Bandurski   
Friday, 15 February 2013 13:10

(February 12, 2013) - Concordia University Wisconsin officials released the Fall Dean's List for the first semester of 2012-2013 academic year. To be eligible for the honor, students must achieve a minimum 3.50 GPA.

Among the area students named to the list were: Elizabeth Vondera, Freshman from Davenport, Athletic Training

Founded in 1881, Concordia University Wisconsin, 12800 North Lake Shore Drive, Mequon, offers 49 undergraduate majors and is affiliated with The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. The school is located on 155 acres of Lake Michigan shoreline, only 15 minutes north of downtown Milwaukee.

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Students selected for UW-Whitewater Dean's List PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Jeff Angileri   
Friday, 15 February 2013 12:22

WHITEWATER, WI (02/13/2013)(readMedia)-- The following students have been named to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Dean's List for the fall semester of 2012.

These students have demonstrated their academic abilities by receiving a grade point average of 3.4 or above in a single semester.

"We are very proud of all our students on the Dean's List," said Beverly Kopper, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs. "The Dean's List signifies academic excellence on our campus, and we pride ourselves on attracting those types of highly motivated students."

The Registrar's Office reports 2,917 students were selected for the Dean's List for the fall semester. About 12,000 students are currently enrolled at UW-Whitewater.

 
REP. SMIDDY ENCOURAGES STUDENTS TO ENTER GOOGLE DOODLE CONTEST, COMPETE FOR CHANCE AT COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Rep. Mike Smiddy   
Friday, 15 February 2013 11:49
PORT BYRON, IL – State Rep. Mike Smiddy (D-Hillsdale) invites local K-12 students to participate
in Google’s Doodle 4 Google contest for the opportunity to have their artwork featured on the
Google homepage and receive a $30,000 college scholarship and a $50,000 technology grant
for his or her school.

Google doodles are the fun versions of the Google logo that appear on the Google homepage
to recognize special events and people. The theme for this year’s contest is “My Best Day
Ever…” and students are invited to submit their entries by mail or online by the March 22, 2013
deadline. On May 1, 2013, the 50 state winning designs will be opened up for a public vote.
State winners will be flown to New York City for a national awards ceremony on May 22, 2013,
where the National Winner will be announced.

“Doodle 4 Google is an innovative and fun way to encourage students to be creative,” said
Smiddy. “As a parent, I appreciate Google’s commitments to stimulating young imaginations
and helping to support schools and families with the grant and scholarship money available
through this contest.”

Doodles will be judged by Google users and a panel of guest judges, including journalist Katie
Couric, musician Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson of The Roots, Chris Sanders, writer and director
of Lilo & Stitch and How to Train Your Dragon, and Pendleton Ward, creator of Adventure Time.

Entry forms, contest rules, an educator’s guide, and more information can be found at
www.google.com/doodle4google. Smiddy’s constituent services office can be reached at
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , (309) 848-9098, or toll-free at (855) 243-4988.

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