Local students earn college degrees
Abigail Roberts of DeKalb graduated from Messiah College at the spring 2014 commencement with a degree in criminal justice.
The following local students graduated from Augustana College at the spring 2014 commencement. Field of study is indicated in parentheses.
Sycamore: Gail Anderson (music education, music performance), Stephanie Huber (biology), Lisa Stueber (communication sciences and disorders).
Big Rock: Jessica Leifheit (pre-medicine, biology).
Kingston: Liana Beauchamp (pre-medicine, biology), Hailee DeWild (biology), Chloe Vassmer (music education).
DeKalb: Jennifer Evans (French, accounting).
Clare: Briana Henke (biology).
Nicole Billips of DeKalb graduated from Luther College at the spring 2014 commencement. She graduated magna cum laude with a degree in art.
Matthew Andree graduated from Southern Illinois University on May 10 with a bachelor’s degree in foreign language and international trade (Japanese).
Sarah Klein of DeKalb graduated from the University of Massachusetts-Lowell on May 17 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology.
The following Sycamore residents graduated from Bradley University on May 17:
Megan Paige Hickey (summa cum laude), Rachel Nicole McFatridge, and Erin M. Westerby (summa cum laude).
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Shea J. Quinn of Sycamore graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point at the spring 2014 commencement with a bachelor’s degree in biology.
North Central College
Gabrielle Klenke of DeKalb received her bachelor’s degree from North Central College at the spring 2014 commencement.
University of Wisconsin-Plattevile
Ace McCarty of Genoa graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville at the spring 2014 commencement with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.
Grove City College
Anthony Ritchie of Big Rock graduated from Grove City College in the spring 2014 commencement with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering.
Nolan McGowan of DeKalb graduated from Drake University in the spring 2014 commencement with a juris doctor from the school of law.
Shawn Mangers of Shabbona, Amie Scholl of Maple Park, and Scott Suchy of Sycamore graduated from Rockford University in the spring 2014 commencement.
Tyler Olson of DeKalb graduated from Parkland College in Champaign at the spring 2014 commencement.
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
The following students graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in the spring 2014 commencement:
Brandon Robinson and Alex Schultz of Sycamore; Alyssa Camodeca of Hampshire; and Shelby Hicks, Cara Sisler, and Jillian Markham of DeKalb.
Robinson graduated summa cum laude. Schultz graduated magna cum laude. Hicks, Sisler, and Markham graduated cum laude.