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Orland Parkers among

winners of Gallery 2016

Juried Exhibition

Local artists showcasing

their original work in Moraine

Valley Community

College’s Gallery 2016 Juried

Community Art Exhibition

were presented with

awards at a reception in the

college’s Robert F. DeCaprio

Art Gallery in June. Awards

were given for first, second

and third place, as well as

three honorable mentions.

The winners were chosen

from 32 artists who entered

work into the exhibition.

First place was awarded to

Robert Johnson, of Palos

Heights, for his acrylic

“Beach Figures.” He received

$200. The secondplace

award of $125 went to

Annette Plettau, of Orland

Park, for her collage/mixed

media “Natural Arch, St. Lucia.”

Margi Hafer, of Frankfort,

won a $100 third-place

prize for her watercolor

“Stuck in Traffic 1.”

Honorable mentions were

awarded to Pam Eberlin, of

Chicago Heights, for her

found object work “Pollyanna

Dixie Dairy Dash;”

Mary Anne O’Neill, of Orland

Park, for her watercolor

“Trying to find the sun;” and

Mary Ann Trzyna, of Frankfort,

for her pastel “Green

and Orange.” They each received


Augustana College

Orland Park students named

to dean’s list

Augustana College recently

announced 913 students

were named to the

dean’s list for the 2016

spring term. Students who

have earned this academic

honor have maintained a

grade point average of 3.5

or higher on a four-point

scale for courses taken during

the term.

Taking aim together

Among those named to the

dean’s list were the following

Orland Park residents:

Barrie Chileen (majoring in

geography and environmental

studies), Guadalupe Gallegos

(majoring in biology

and Spanish for professional

use), Andrew Gilson (majoring

in biochemistry and

pre-medicine, Scott Hansen

(majoring in biology), Dominic

Lifonti (majoring in biology),

Claire Martin (majoring

in biology and public

health), Elizabeth Paris (majoring

in biochemistry) and

Olivia Zolnik (majoring in


John Carroll University

Three from Orland Park earn

places on the dean’s list

The following John Carroll

University students from

Orland Park were named to

the dean’s list for the spring

2016 term: Mary Connolly,

Ryan Donegan and Molly


The Bridge, Cook County Forest Preserve team up for archery program

Saint Xavier University

Orland Park students among

those named to dean’s list

Saint Xavier University

recently announced the

dean’s list of students for

the spring 2016 semester.

The dean’s list recognizes

full-time students who have

completed a minimum of

15 credit hours at SXU and

have maintained a minimum

cumulative grade point average

of 3.75 out of 4.0. Students

must be enrolled for a

minimum of 12 credit hours

during the given semester

and have earned a minimum

cumulative grade point average

of 3.75.

Among those named to

the list were Orland Park

residents Nour Allan, nursing;

Janica Arcenal, nursing;

Hailey Bramwell, education;

Diana Chojna, nursing;

Kathleen Fabular, nursing;

Julianna Magnan, nursing;

Dimitroula Manolis, undecided;

Deonna Maracich,

nursing; Julianna Metzler,


studies; Robin Prokaski,


education; Michael Rizzo,

finance; Aneta Rychtarczyk,

communication science and

disorders; Lauren Surin, education;

and Lindsey Surin,

art and design.

University of Iowa

Orland Parker makes

president’s list

Nora Bush, a University

of Iowa student from Orland

Park, was named to the university’s

president’s list for

the spring 2016 semester.

The president’s list was

established in the fall of

1983 to recognize academic

excellence. In order to be included

on the list, a student

must have a minimum 4.0

grade point average in all academic

subjects for the preceding

two semesters, with a

total of at least 12 semester

hours of credit per semester

during that period.

Approximately 400 students

were named to the

president’s list for the spring

2016 semester.

University of Missouri

Sandburg Alumna receives

nursing scholarship

Jane Lee, of Orland Park,

recently received the “Fund

the Drive for Nurses” Scholarship

at the University of


The scholarship, which

is funded through the MU

Sinclair School of Nursing’s

annual charity golf tournament,

is awarded to students

enrolled at the nursing


Lee, a 2014 graduate of

Sandburg High School, is

the daughter of Brian Lee.

She also was on the dean’s

list for the spring 2016 semester.

Compiled by Editor Bill Jones,


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