Courtney Kulinski, of Brookfield, a freshman engineering student 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 carry a minimum of 12 hours and have a grade-point average of 3.2 or above on a 4-point scale.
North Riverside resident April A. McGee was named to the dean’s list for the 2011 fall semester at Bradley University in Peoria. To be eligible for the dean’s list a student must achieve a GPA of 3.5 or above on a 4-point scale.
Ross Pietrzak, of Brookfield, was named to the dean’s list for the 2011 fall semester at the University of Evansville (Ind.). A global business major, Pietrzak achieved at GPA of at least 3.5 on a 4-point scale to make the list.
The following local students were named to the dean’s list for the 2011 fall semester at Marquette University in Milwaukee: from Brookfield, Frances Lorenzi, Erin Sventy, Sara Sedlacek and Sara Patek; and from Riverside, Daniel Tallarico.
Several local students were named to the 2011 fall semester dean’s list at Lewis University in Romeoville, including Brookfield residents Katelyn Peterson, Megan Nelson, Naomi Preedin, Stephanie Raga and Jose Guzman Jr. and Riverside resident Scott Rodriguez.
Brookfield resident Katherine Sauer, sophomore at Hope College in Holland, Mich., has been named to the 2011 fall semester dean’s list after earning a GPA of at least 3.5 on a 4-point scale.
One student representing Hauser Junior High School in Riverside won highest honors in this year’s WordMasters Challenge, a national language arts competition featuring about 220,000 students. The challenge consists of three separate meets held at intervals during the school year.
In the first meet held in December, seventh-grader Adam Nie earned a perfect score while competing in the very difficult Gold Division. Only 39 seventh-graders in the entire country achieved at that level.
Other Hauser students who scored well at the meet included sixth-graders Fiona Bushe and Samantha Doornebos, seventh-graders Eve Adami and Ive Marcucci and eighth-graders Julia Buffo, Sam Enger and David Pierdnock.
Brookfield resident Zhlan “Lucas” Rong was one of two Lyons Township High School students to be recognized by the board of the Illinois Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages/Bilingual Education.
Rong, a freshman, wrote an essay that took second place in a contest that asked English language learners to write a 500 to 1,000 word essay about aspects of their culture.