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Local students earn scholarships, awards and are inducted into honor societies

Below is a list of local students who received scholarships and awards in 2019:

Allison White of Manhattan: Mechanical Engineering Scholar Award from the Caterpillar College of Engineering and Technology at Bradley University.

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Bradley spring semester 2019 awards: Kelly Hernandez of Bolingbrook received the Outstanding Performance in Calculus by a Math Major Award. Allison Plourde of Frankfort received the Ballowe Scholarship in creative rriting. Austin Barr of Romeoville earned a $12,000 annual Founders Scholarship to Albright College, in Reading, Pennsylvania.

Illinois State University student Mary Pat Robey of Plainfield: Robert G. Bone Scholars for the 2019-2020 school year.

Lockport Township awarded $1,000 scholarships on June 11: Brianna Tulley from Providence High School in New Lenox and John Weis, Julianna Morales and Hannah Pacheco (not present) from Lockport Township High School

Rockford University student Joseph Kmiec of Bolingbrook: Barber Colman Management Fund Scholarship.

Rollins College student Adam Roderick ‘19 of Plainfield was named a Fulbright Scholar. As part of the award, Roderick will teach English in Germany. Roderick is also the first U.S. military veteran from Rollins to receive this distinguished honor.

Kaleigh Schmutzler of Plainfield: University of Wisconsin-Stout Chancellor's Award for the spring 2019 semester.

Millikin University bestowed these awards: Dr. Neil Baird Biology Lab Assistant Award: Anthony Bryan of Plainfield; Thomas W. & Mary R. Adney Memorial Award: Isaac Hopper of New Lenox; Dorothy Sellers Art Award: Anya Moritz of Plainfield

Below is a list of local students who were inducted into honor societies in 2019:

Owen Mane-Davies of Plainfield: Zeta Beta Tau fraternity at Monmouth College.

Cassidy Wolf of New Lenox: Kappa Kappa Gamma women's fraternity at Monmouth College.

Connor McElmeel of Plainfield, Central College: the National Society of Leadership and Success during an April ceremony.

Allison Plourde of Frankfort, Bradley University: The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.

Inistallation of members and officers of McKendree University's Phi Eta Sigma academic honor society: Josie Beilke of Romeoville, Joshua Carlson of New Lenox and Alanna Ledvina of Manhattan

Recently inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi: Allison Lyman of Channahon, Murray State University; Bailey Lyman of Channahon, Murray State University; David Triche of Frankfort, Clark Atlanta University; Christopher Ferro of Joliet, Emporia State University; Moises Garcia of Joliet, Illinois Wesleyan University; Marissa Irelan of Romeoville, Illinois Wesleyan University; Sabrina Corsetti of Frankfort, University of Michigan; Alyssa Kandow of Frankfort, The University of Alabama, Benjamin Kolaczkowski of Plainfield, Western Illinois University, Lance Robinette of Romeoville, Western Illinois University, Mathew Houchin of Mazon, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Elizabeth Hermosillo of Romeoville: Monmouth College's Alpha Lambda Delta honor society.

Ellie Novotny of Mokena: Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society and the Mortar Board honor societies at The University of Alabama.

Kailey Pulec of Frankfort: Millikin University's Xi Sigma chapter of Delta Mu Delta (MU) International Honor Society

Maria Hernandez of Manhattan: Millikin University's chapter of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

Raj Patel of Frankfort, Abigail Olsen of Shorewood and Theresa Overmyer of Wilmington of University of Illinois at Chicago: The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

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