Best & Brightest
- Shannon Bree, daughter of Sharon Bree of Schaumburg, and Patrick Bree, Bartlett, earned her bachelor of science degree in physical education May 3 from Oakland City (Indiana) University. She was also named to the spring semester dean's list for the second time.
Bree was captain of the women's basketball team and was elected Homecoming Queen at OCU.
- Steve Lureau, son of Scott Lureau of Hanover Park, was named to the Monmouth College Honor Roll for the spring semester for attaining a grade-point average of 3.5 to 3.666 on a 4.0 scale. He is a junior accounting major.
- Alex Lee, son of Jeanne Lee of Streamwood, was named to the Monmouth College Honor Roll for the spring semester for attaining a grade-point average of 3.5 to 3.666 on a 4.0 scale. He is a sophomore majoring in math/physics.
- Joshua Meurer of Bartlett, a senior majoring in computer science/music at North Central College, Naperville, participated in the music department's annual Opera Workshop on June 8. Meurer is a vocalist who sings baritone.
- Jamie LaMarche, a senior from Streamwood, was named to the spring semester dean's list at Illinois College in Jacksonville. She is the daughter of Jeff and Gloria LaMarche, and a graduate of Streamwood High School.
- Nadine Johns-Langston, daughter of James and Joyce Johns of Streamwood, graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in Urbana with a doctor of veterinary medicine degree May 18.
At the spring awards ceremony, Dr. Johns-Langston received the Tanner Leong Memorial Award, sponsored by Ken and Betty Leong, which is given to a student who has demonstrated excellence in dermatology.
Dr. Johns-Langston is a 1995 graduate of Streamwood High School, and graduated from Augustana College, Rock Island, with a degree in biology in 1999.
She is married to Justin Langston, of Geneseo. Dr. Johns- Langston will practice veterinary medicine as an associate veterinarian at Kuhns Animal Clinic, Geneseo.
- Ramiel A. Ahnaria of Hanover Park received a bachelor of science degree in clinical laboratory sciences from Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, at the May 10 commencement ceremonies.
- Jeffrey LeHew of Bartlett received high honors from the Milwaukee School of Engineering for achieving a grade point average of 3.7 or more. He is pursuing a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering.
- Jeanette B. Volquardsen was awarded a master of business administration degree April 12 from the Keller Graduate School of Management of DeVry University. Her undergraduate work at Neils Brock Business College earned her a bachelor of science in computer science. Currently, Volquardsen is application operations lead with Sears.
She and her husband, Marco Rodriguez, reside in Streamwood. …