opprairie.com School the orland park prairie | September 29, 2016 | 11 School News Moraine Valley Community College 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 $40. 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 biology). 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 Traverso. 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, psychology/professional studies; Robin Prokaski, mathematics/secondary 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 Missouri. 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 school. 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, firstname.lastname@example.org. Help YOUR customers in love with YOUR business. 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