Riverside-Brookfield High School on Nov. 6 announced that two students, Yevhenia Stets and Alexander D. Campillanos, have been named Commended Students in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Commended students placed among the top 5 percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2013 competition by taking the 2011 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.
Four Brookfield residents were among the 23 medal winners from Lyons Township High School during the speech team’s first meet at the Prospect Speechapalooza at Prospect High School on Nov. 10.
In the team’s first meet, the team already surpassed last year’s entire 21-medal tally. Among the medalists were junior Denis Keljalic (1st place, oratorical declamation); junior Amehlia Krupowicz (3rd place, extemporaneous speaking); sophomore Mardi Sramek (4th place, dramatic duet acting); and senior Stephanie Cordero (5th place, original oratory).
Josh Dunn, of Brookfield, is a member of Monmouth College’s national championship men’s water polo team, which defeated Washington University 12-11 at the Division III Club Water Polo National Championships held at Middlebury College in Vermont on Nov. 4.
Dunn, a senior physical education major, is the son of Lynn and Larry Dunn of Brookfield.
Marquette University alumna Caitlin Cervenka, of Riverside, is one of nine alumni serving as members of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps. She is working at Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of San Antonio in San Antonio, Texas.
The volunteers live simply and work for social justice in a spiritually supportive community. They work at schools, health clinics, legal clinics, parishes and nonprofit organizations to provide services to those who live on the margins of society.
The following local students were named to the first block honor roll at Trinity High School for the 2012-13 school year.
First Honors: Brookfield resident Chelsea Doyle (2015) and Riverside residents Samantha Liska (2013), Hannah Spohnholtz (2013), Sarrah Spohnholtz (2013), Jane Alm (2015), Nikole Crane (2015), Grace Lattner (2015), Paulina Marquez (2015), Emma Mosbrook (2015), Carrie Reilly (2015) and Olivia Maher (2016).
Second Honors: Riverside residents Isabella Bacidore (2013), Andrea Villegas (2013) and Clare Colvin (2015).
Fenwick High School in Oak Park has released its first quarter honor roll for the 2012-13 school years. Achieving First Honors were Brookfield resident Amanda Lopez (2016) and Riverside residents Eva Brundage, Joshua Burda, Matthew Collins, Emily Durkin, Connor Faul, Drew Gresik, Michael Mahoney, Alanna Maloney, James Mullen, Andre Ramos, Kelly Showel, Marisa Wakely, Charles Wert, Danielle Zigulich (2013); Dana Balk, Caileigh Doherty, David Durkin, Rachel Heuel, Pauline Kaminski, Amanda Lombardo, Kate Milleker, Daniel Murphy, Kate Murphy, Martha Murphy, Marni O’Bryan, Stephanie Rodriguez, Anastasia Tomasek (2014); John Doherty, Sarah Javors, Mitchell Legan, Amelia Reggi, John Showel (2015); Mark Birmingham, Kimberly Burda, Benjamin Chmura, Clare Durkin, Dylan Gresik, Sean Herbert, Brendan Jones, Riley Mullen, Theresa Mullen and Kathleen Suess (2016).
Achieving Second Honors were Brookfield residents Brandon Nieves, Anthony Reyes and MacKenzie Sinnott (2014); and Riverside residents Christopher Katsis (2014); David Birmingham, Ann Mullen, Richard Schoen James Wise (2015); Salvatore Flight, Jack Mahoney (2015); and Ryan Jones (2016).
Nazareth Academy in LaGrange Park has named its honor rolls students for the first quarter of the 2012-13 school year.
Making the A Honor Roll were Brookfield residents Gina Crisanti, Natalie Crisanti, Rachel Dimaranan, Drew Dunker, Zachary Johnson, Rebecca Letcher, Robert Schneider, Ashley Scott, Jacquie Skokna and Jacqueline Sukacz; North Riverside residents Guillermo Arroyo, Gianna Milaro, Connor O’Neill, Samantha Wilcox, Sarah Wozniak and Emylee Zdarsky; and Riverside resident Josephine Krajniak.
Named to the B Honor Roll were Brookfield resident Nicholas Kosenesky; North Riverside residents Calixto Arroyo and Lauren Dore; and Riverside residents Gregory Bernasek, Andrew Golniewicz and Mason Klonoski.