O'Fallon Progress

College News: O’Fallon, Shiloh students graduate and/or named to dean’s lists

William Woods

Local student makes dean’s list

William Woods University in Fulton, Missouri has announced that Alexi Cavins, a senior from O’Fallon, has been named to the dean’s list for academic excellence during the 2017 spring semester. A total of 221 students were honored on this list. To be included on the dean’s list, a student must be full-time and have achieved a minimum 3.6 semester and cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale.

University of Alabama

Degrees awarded to local students

The University of Alabama awarded approximately 5,000 degrees during spring commencement May 5-7, including to three O’Fallon students. Gabrielle Holley of O’Fallon earned a bachelor of science in commerce and business administration. Danelle Palmer of O’Fallon also earned a bachelor of science in commerce and business administration, and Michelle Weyhaupt of O’Fallon was awarded a bachelor of science degree. The University of Alabama, located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, is the state’s oldest and largest public institution of higher education.

Georgia Tech

O’Fallon student earns master’s in computer science

Jesse Cook of O’Fallon has earned a master of science in computer science from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. Cook was among approximately 3,800 undergraduate and graduate students who received degrees during Georgia Tech’s 253rd Commencement exercises on May 5-6 at the McCamish Pavilion. More than 25,000 undergraduate and graduate students are enrolled at Georgia Tech, which is one of the nation’s leading research universities.

Eastern Illinois

Local students graduate, make dean’s list

Degrees have now been officially awarded to more than 1,275 spring 2017 graduates at Eastern Illinois University, including three local students. Claire A. Terveer of O’Fallon earned a bachelor of arts. Nicole T. Kimutis of O’Fallon earned a bachelor of science degree, and Zachary P. Warren of O’Fallon earned a bachelor of science in education.

More than 800 undergraduate students were named to Eastern Illinois University’s spring 2017 dean’s list, including Kimutis, who was studying communication disorders science, and Tyler H. Enright of O’Fallon, who is studying kinesiology and sports studies.

The deans’ list at EIU recognizes undergraduates with a declared major whose academic performance has been excellent. Students who achieve a GPA of 3.80 to 4.00 (on a 4.00 scale) while completing a minimum of 12 graded semester hours, excluding credit/no credit grades, in a fall or spring semester will be named to the deans’ list.

University of Dayton

O’Fallon resident named to dean’s list

O’Fallon resident Danielle Smith earned a spot on the University of Dayton spring 2017 dean’s list, which honors undergraduate students achieving a minimum 3.5 GPA for the semester. The University of Dayton, located in Dayton, Ohio, is a top-tier, national, Catholic, research institution.

McKendree University

Spring 2017 dean’s, president’s lists announced

The following local students made the McKendree University dean’s list for earning a grade point average of 3.60 or higher for the spring 2017 semester: Nathanial Akers of O’Fallon, Korenna Anderson of O’Fallon, Dante’ Anglin of O’Fallon, Emily Berry of O’Fallon, Jarrid Braunagel of O’Fallon, Erika Brown of O’Fallon, Caitlin Cronin of O’Fallon, Justin Flanigan of Shiloh, Jessica Hickman of O’Fallon, Michael Jackson Jr. of O’Fallon, Jared Jones of O’Fallon, Daniel O’Connor of O’Fallon, Rachel Sill of O’Fallon, Darionne Smith of O’Fallon, Taylor Stepp of O’Fallon and Gavin Yociss of O’Fallon.

Local students on the president’s list for achieving a perfect 4.0 grade point average for the spring 2017 semester were Anna Belmonte of O’Fallon, Angela Herbert of O’Fallon, Ciara Jones of O’Fallon, Glory Mackey of O’Fallon, Matthew Meyer of O’Fallon, Austin Stout of O’Fallon and Darylene Williams-Mix and of O’Fallon.

McKendree University is a College of Distinction, among “America’s 100 Best College Buys,” and recognized as a “Military Friendly School” by Victory Media. Founded in 1828, the historic Lebanon, Illinois, campus is 25 miles from downtown St. Louis.