Best & Brightest

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- Francesca Ruffolo of Des Plaines received a master of arts and science degree in computer engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago at the May 15 commencement ceremonies at the Arie Crown Theater of McCormick Place Lakeside Center.

- Nilesh Patel of Des Plaines received a master of arts and science degree in computer science from the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago at the May 15 commencement ceremonies at the Arie Crown Theater of McCormick Place Lakeside Center.

- Tanmay Shah of Des Plaines received a master of art and science degree in computer science from the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago at the May 15 commencement ceremonies at the Arie Crown Theater of McCormick Place Lakeside Center.

- Rasesh Patel of Des Plaines received a master of art and science degree in information technology and management from the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago at the May 15 commencement ceremonies at the Arie Crown Theater of McCormick Place Lakeside Center.

- Joseph Malcolm of Des Plaines received a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago at the May 15 commencement ceremonies at the Arie Crown Theater of McCormick Place Lakeside Center.

- Robert Malas of Elk Grove Village received a bachelor of science degree in computer engineering with honors from the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago at the May 15 commencement ceremonies at the Arie Crown Theater of McCormick Place Lakeside Center.

- Laimonas Simutis of Park Ridge received a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering with honors from the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago at the May 15 commencement ceremonies at the Arie Crown Theater of McCormick Place Lakeside Center.

- Augustana College in Rock Island recognized the following students as candidates for graduation at the May 23 Commencement Convocation.

Elk Grove Village: Darci M. Nalepa, a senior majoring in theater, daughter of Mike and Nancy Nalepa; and Jason R. Ross, a senior majoring in business administration, international business and Spanish, son of Richard and Jeannine Ross.

- Bradley University in Peoria announced the following area students were named to the spring semester dean's list.

Des Plaines: Lisa M. Beaudette, Erin E. Murphy, Danielle M. Priester and Jed A. Stoneham.

Elk Grove Village: Scott Baker, Christina J. Bowers, James H. Evans, Connie M. Laugesen, Gina M. Rallo, Rachel A. Rozynek and Richard J. Siok.

Mount Prospect: Lisa A. Wiatr.

Prospect Heights: Katherine M. Anderson, Laura M. Nagel, Meredith C. Temple, Kristen E. Troemner and Kerstin A. Workman.

To qualify students must achieve a 3. …