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The Wilmette Beacon 021617

12 | February 16, 2017 |

12 | February 16, 2017 | The wilmette beacon school School News The Citadel Wilmette resident named to dean’s list William Thies, of Wilmette, was recognized for outstanding academic achievement and named to the dean’s list for the fall 2016 semester. University of Iowa Wilmette’s Rubin named to President’s List Alexi Rubin, of Wilmette, was named to the university’s President’s List for the fall 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 (4.0 is an A) 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. Wilmette students make dean’s list John Buckingham, Casey Figueredo, Kristen Nykaza, Alexi Rubin and Caroline Smith, all of Wilmette, were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2016 semester. Wilmette residents earn degrees Luke Hidder and Daniel Salgado, both of Wilmette, earned degrees from the University of Iowa at the close of the fall 2016 semester. Hidder received a bachelor’s of arts degree in accounting and Salgado earned a bachelor’s of science in civil engineering. Carthage College Wilmette student studies in Taiwan, Singapore Nicholas Santos, of Wilmette, participated in a J- Term study tour to Taiwan and Singapore with Carthage College. Georgia Tech Wilmette resident makes dean’s list Dianarose Fraum, of Wilmette, made the dean’s list for the fall 2016 semester. University of Delaware Wilmette students named to dean’s list Bradley Nassar and Grace Sowlat, both of Wilmette were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2016 semester. Coastal Carolina University Kenilworth resident makes dean’s list Jennifer Thompson, of Kenilworth, a sophomore majoring in communication was among 2,253 students who made the fall 2016 dean’s List. Miami University Wilmette student named to president’s list Josephine Dondanville, of Wilmette, was named to the president’s list for the fall 2016 semester. She is earning bachelor of science and bachelor of arts degrees majoring in marketing and interactive media studies respectively. University of Dayton Wilmette students make dean’s list John Lee, Daniel Nersesian, Robert Largay, Michael Sernus and Samuel Tanner, all of Wilmette, were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2016 semester. Edgewood College Wilmette student earns semester honors Tim Finnegan, of Wilmette, earned semester honors for the fall 2016 semester. Full-time students who achieve a 3.5 grade point average for the semester are eligible for this honor. School News is compiled by Editor Eric DeGrechie. Send submissions to Dodge From Page 10 out, were bullied or not cared about.” Dodge says teachers and parents likewise are learning from the skills learned in the basic communication of social skills curriculum. She currently is in the process of writing a book about this topic. “One advantage is students and adults learn more about diversity and become more aware of each other’s differences,” she said. “Once this happens, people begin to understand different cultures and are more accepting of those unlike themselves.” Dodge’s goal is to convince schools across the country to include a course in the basic communication of social skills in their curriculum starting with three year olds. “This is my passion,” she stated with a smile. More information on Dodge’s basic communication of social skills curriculum is available at: wilmette the wilmette beacon | February 16, 2017 | 13 New Trier AT ANY BUDGET! COMING SOON! 635 Hunter Road, Glenview Beautiful 3,200sf home with 4 bed/3 bath nestled among towering trees on XL lot in New Trier district. • Huge formal Living Room & Dining Room • Updated Kitchen opens to Family Room • Master Suite w/fplc, walk-in closet & updated bath • 1st floor Office & Mudroom/Laundry Room 635HUNTER.INFO $825,000 COMING SOON! 428 Illinois Road, Wilmette Stylish & surprisingly spacious 3 bedroom ranch centrally located near schools, parks, restaurants, shops & more. • Living Room w/fplc & hardwood floors • Updated Kitchen opens to Dining Room, Living Room & rare 1st floor Family Room • Finished basement w/Recreation Room 428ILLINOIS.INFO $435,000 OPEN HOUSE! Sunday, February 26 th 2:30pm - 4:30pm 43 Glenview Road, Glenview Sunny 4bed/2 bath split level on extra wide lot in New Trier district. • Hardwood floors & neutral paint • Kitchen wall can be opened to Dining Room • Expensive work already done: windows, roof, flood control, siding , chimney & more. Stop by the Sunday Open House! 43GLENVIEW.INFO $400,000 Interested in more details? Contact Lyn today! Voted 5 Star Real Estate Agent 2012—2016* MBA, Broker 847.338.2753 *Source: Five Star Professionals 1/1/2012-present