Several local students received degrees from Knox College, including:
Kaden Hubly, of Kankakee, has been named to the spring semester dean's list at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio.
Kendall Howard, a sophomore from Bourbonnais, has been named to the spring dean's list at Spring Arbor University in Spring Arbor, Mich.
Emma Blanchette, of Kankakee, a student in University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's school of letters and sciences; Samantha Lexow, of Manhattan, a business student; and Ava Ferrier, of Peotone, a student in the school of the arts, have been named to the spring dean's list at the university.
Several local students were named to the dean's list at Blackburn College in Carlinville, including:
Olivia DeLong, of Limestone, has been named to the spring semester dean’s list at Illinois State University. She is an education major. Olivia is a 2020 graduate of Herscher High School. She is the daughter of Amy and the late Anthony DeLong.
Kylie Balgemann, of Essex, has been named to the spring dean's list at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, S.C. Kylie is an intelligence and national security studies major.
Logan Zacharias, of Wilmington, a communication studies major, has been named the spring dean's list at Upper Iowa University in Fayette, Iowa.
More Honors & Awards
Rylee Thorson, of St. Anne, earned her Master's Degree in Digital Marketing and Communications from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wis., at the end of the spring semester. She is the daughter of Larry and Denise Thorson, of St. Anne. Read more
Halle A. Schweizer, of Bourbonnais, graduated cum laude with a degree in economics from Williams College in Williamstown, Mass. She is the daughter of Sheri Schweizer, of Bourbonnais. Halle was a QuestBridge Scholar. While at Williams College, she was co-founder of EOS Mentoring Program, a J… Read more
Grace Ritzema, of Bourbonnais, received an Award of Excellence in Computer Science at Wheaton College during the college's honors convocation. The award is from the college's Mathematics and Computer Science Department and given to a graduating senior who has demonstrated superior abilities. Read more
Marianne Florido, of Watseka, graduated from Lakeview College of Nursing, Danville campus program, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. She is a 2012 graduate of Watseka High School and a 2016 graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Marianne is the daughter of Go… Read more
Kenadee Edelman was recently named this year's recipient of the Eleanor Hamrick Memorial Scholarship. She is a 2021 graduate of Cissna Park High School. Kenadee is the daughter of Jason and Madonna Edelman. The Eleanor Hamrick Memorial Scholarship is awarded to an Iroquois County graduating … Read more
WATSEKA — Iroquois Memorial Hospital has announced the winners of the 2021 Auxiliary Scholarships as Madison Bauer, Natalie Schroeder, Monica Van Hoveln and Anna Wesslund. Read more
Bradley-Bourbonnais Community High School high honors and honor roll for the second semester: Read more
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As part of Pembroke's initiative for "unity in our community," Pembroke Day will be held Saturday, Aug. 28, in Martin Luther King Park in Pembroke Township. From 4 to 6 p.m., local singer-songwriter T. Smooth will be performing.
As part of a district-wide tour of local businesses, State Senator Patrick Joyce (D-Essex) visited the Kankakee Valley Theatre Association (KVTA) on Monday to tour the theater.
The Annual Meeting of the Community Arts Council, Inc. of Kankakee County was held on Sunday, June 6, at The Bennett-Curtis House in Grant Park where scholarships and awards were presented.
Small Town Theatrics in Coal City returns to the stage this weekend with a production of "Rent."