Best and Brightest

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The accomplishments of Fox Valley's best and brightest students include:

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater: University of Wisconsin- Whitewater announced that 2,498 students were named to the winter 2002 honor roll. To be eligible for honors, students must have a 3.4 semester grade point average with a minimum of 12 semester credits and no grades lower than a "C."

Local students named to the honor roll include:

Algonquin: Kristin Chamberlain, sophomore, physical education; Todd Okeson, junior, finance; Nicole Ostrowski, senior, elementary education.

Cary: Melissa Brixius, senior, elementary education; Alan Cole, sophomore, management computer systems; Michelle Eisenbeis, sophomore, general management; Christine Kilvinger, junior, sociology.

Elgin: Julie Burnidge, junior, sociology; Keely Larson, sophomore, English; Derek Schweitzer, freshman, international studies; Kate Volkening, freshman, pre-business.

Hampshire: Joseph Binder, junior, finance; Elizabeth Denman, sophomore, journalism; Kristine Perry, junior, elementary education; Jeremy Wendt, junior, mathematics; Jennifer Wilkins, freshman, pre-business.

Ripon College: The following Ripon College, Ripon, Wis., students have been added to the institution's 2002 fall semester dean's list, which recognizes academic excellence:

To qualify for the dean's list at Ripon College, students must achieve a 3.4 grade point average or higher on a 4.0 scale while registered for at least 12 hours of course work.

Local students named to the dean's list include:

Bartlett: Alma Velayo, junior, daughter of Augusto R Velayo and Paz Velayo.

Batavia: Christine Gibson, junior, daughter of Sharon Gibson.

Elgin: Sara Coolidge, junior, daughter of Daniel L Coolidge.

Huntley: Hallie Becker, sophomore, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Becker.

St Charles: Colin Rafferty, sophomore, son of Gail J Rafferty.

University of Northern Iowa: University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, has named the following local students to the 2002 fall semester dean's list. To be included on the list, a student must have earned a grade point of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, while taking at least 12 hours of graded work during the semester. On the 4.0 system, an A is worth four points; a B, three points; a C, two points, and a D, one point.

Cary: Sarah Meyer

Dundee: Jennifer Wise

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has announced the dean's list for the 2002 fall semester. Local students include:

Algonquin: Kalista Andropolis, Timothy Beyer, Evan Brower, Adam Conroy, Katelin Gallagher, Jaime Hecht, Danielle Jacob, Brian Rak, Susie Rhee, Kathryn Smith,

Batavia: Julie Aharrah, Arnold Kyle, Nicholas Barajas, Douglas Byrd, Adam Cal, R. Eric Carlson, Sara Cory, Jeremy DeFrancisco, Steven Fladung, Elizabeth Hamilton, Stephen Hopkins, Nicholas Katko, Laura Mayronne, Thomas Meyer, Elizabeth Mitchell, Katherine Mitchell, Heather Nelles, Abigail Nies, Lucas Pitz, Rebecca Poole, Anne Schaeffer, Matthew Streid, David Westermann,

Carpentersville: Vanessa Jo Campos, Jessica Radulski.

Cary: Jeffrey Abell, Mary Colleen Anderson, Amber Bullock, Andrew Dawson, Alexander Green, Heather Green, Melissa Langosch, Amy Lucas, Katey Martin, Kelly Martin, Stephanie Rogers, Susan Schomburg, Adriana Sinclair, Jacquelyn Spielmann, Melissa Tamason, Lauren Tobutt. …