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College briefs

Area students graduate from Parkland College

Parkland College is proud to announce its list of graduates from spring 2014. Nearly 600 students earned an associate’s degree or a certificate, including the following area students: Molly Lardi of Coal City, Kristin Adamkiewicz of Minooka, Jenna Crossman of Morris, Taylor Durando of Morris and Susan Powell of Seneca.

Parkland College is a fully accredited public community college serving the needs of District 505, Illinois’ third largest community college district.

Area students make dean’s list at Millikin

Chelsea Finn of Morris and Shelby Chesko of Wilmington were named to the dean’s list at Millikin University for spring 2014.

Morris student graduates from area college

MORRIS – Carla Dee Kundert of Morris recently graduated from the Illinois Institute of Technology Summa Cum Laude. She is the daughter of Steve and Cheryl Kundert of Morris.

Kundert will return to the institute in the fall to complete her master’s degree in rehabilitation and mental health counseling.

Morris resident graduated from local school

MORRIS – Lauren Hausken received her degree in Elementary Education from Olivet Nazarene University earlier this summer. She is one of about 1,500 students to earn a degree this year from the university.

Hausken is a graduate of Morris Community High School and is the daughter of Roger and Sally Hausken of Morris.

Area resident graduated from local college

COAL CITY – Lydia Abraham of Coal City graduated from the Illinois Math and Science Academy earlier this summer.

The institution is for students gifted in Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM). This fall she will be attending Beloit College in Wisconsin, where she plans to study psychology and modern languages. Abraham is the daughter of Philip and Dana Abraham of Coal City.

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