Neighbors in the News
- Lt. Ronald W. Smith of the Kane County Sheriff's Office recently graduated from Northwestern University's Public Safety's School of Police Staff and Command.
The 10-week course is designed to prepare top and mid-level law enforcement managers and supervisors for senior agency positions. The course confers 18 hours of college credit.
The course covers four areas of study: management and its environment, organizational theory and behavior; human resource administration; and skills for planning and analysis. More than 5,400 officers from state, county and municipal agencies have taken advantage of the program since its first session in 1983.
- Lindsay Bethel, a student at St. Joseph College in Standish, Maine, was named to the dean's list for the fall semester of 2002. She is from St. Charles.
- Mitchell Holzrichter of Geneva, a student in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences at Northwestern University, has been named to the dean's list for the fall quarter of the 2002-2003 academic year.
Students on the dean's list have attained a grade point average of at least 3.70 on a 4.0 scale.
- Gina Olszowski, a sophomore at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, was named to the president's list for the fall semester in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
Olszowski is a 2001 graduate of Batavia High School. To qualify for the president's list, students must maintain a 4.0 grade point average.
- Seventeen Waubonsee Community College students qualified for state competition while competing in Skills USA-Vocational Industrial Clubs of America .
In the automotive service technology category, Paul Potvin of Elburn placed second, qualifying for state, while Ryan Olson of Elburn and David Smith of Batavia both placed 11th. …