DeKALB, ILLINOIS (January 21, 2020) — Northern Illinois University announces its fall 2019 Dean's List students. To earn this distinction, students must meet a minimum semester grade-point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale in the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology or a minimum of 3.75 on a 4.0 scale in the colleges of Business, Education, Health, and Human Sciences, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Visual and Performing Arts.

Students from your area who achieved this honor include:


Aledo, IL Tyler Goben, ELED — Special Education, Mercer County High School Bettendorf, IA Lizzie Moore, HealthSci-Pre-Physical Therapy, Pleasant Valley Cmty Hs Clinton, IA Cassandra VanZuiden, Nursing, Iowa Connections Academy Coal Valley, IL Payton Allers, History — BA, Moline Senior High School Emma De La Cruz, Industrial Mgmt and Technology, Moline Senior High School East Moline, IL Fernanda Montoya, Statistics, United Township High School Jacob Sommer, Mechatronics Engineering, United Township High School Fulton, IL McKenzie Kettler, Accountancy, Fulton High School Geneseo, IL Madelyn Mackey, Sport Management —BS, Geneseo High School Scott Miller, Accountancy, Geneseo High School Gracie Strohm, Communicative Disorders, Geneseo High School Isabelle Vondra, Biomedical Engineering —BS, Geneseo High School Moline, IL Sonu Bhandari, Biological Sciences — BS, United Township High School Emily Brown, Pre-Computer Science, Moline Senior High School Jeremy Drobushevich, Nutrition, Dietetics, &Wellnes, Moline Senior High School Zane Nelson, Pre-Computer Science, Moline Senior High School Morrison, IL Kelsey Becker, Political Sci-Public Law-BA, Morrison Community High School Jordan Schmidt, Art Studio-Design & Media Arts, Morrison Community High School Sarah Screnock, Communicative Disorders, Morrison Community High School Osco, IL Delaney Ostrowski, Kinesiology, Geneseo High School Princeton, IA Karlaina Bunn, Music Performance, North Scott High School Prophetstown, IL Jarod Smith, Operations and Info Management, Prophetstown High School Rapids City, IL Lauren Claus, Physical Education, Riverdale Senior High School Rock Island, IL Lah Htoo, HealthSci-Pre-Physical Therapy, Rock Island High School Kaylee Jawoisz, Athletic Training, Alleman High School Triston Kelley, Physical Education, Rock Island High School Julia Miesner, Communicative Disorders, Moline Senior High School Sophie Taylor, Art Studio-Design & Media Arts, Rock Island High School

Northern Illinois University is a student-centered, nationally-recognized public-research university, with expertise that benefits its region and spans the globe in a wide variety of fields, including the sciences, humanities, arts, business, engineering, education, health, and law. Through its main campus in DeKalb, Illinois, and education centers for students and working professionals in Chicago, Hoffman Estates, Naperville, Oregon, and Rockford, NIU offers more than 100 courses of study while serving a diverse and international student body of about 19,000. The 17 NIU Huskie athletic teams compete in the Mid-American Conference at the highest NCAA Division I level. For more information, visit

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