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Celebrations: June 10

June 9, 2010

CAMPUSNEWS

Leah Loehndorf of Wauwatosa graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a biology degree from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Kathleen Frese-Bertram of Wauwatosa graduated from Mount Mary College in Milwaukee this May. Kathleen is the daughter of Robert and Corinne Frese of Wauwatosa.

Katrina Kohal of Wauwatosa graduated from Edgewood College in Madison with a Bachelor of Science degree. Katrina is the daughter of Harry and Carol Kohal of Wauwatosa.

Tiffany Willhelm of Wauwatosa was awarded the Chancellor's Medallion from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay on May 14. The Chancellor's Medallion honors graduating seniors who have demonstrated outstanding campus and/or community involvement, contributed significantly through leadership while maintaining high academic standards and show sincere commitment to personal growth throughout their careers at the university.

David Thimmesch of Wauwatosa was inducted in to the national leadership honor society Omicron Delta Honor Society at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He also was made a new member of the Society of Participating Honor Students.

Benjamin Possi and Corrin Turowitch, both of Wauwatosa, were inducted into the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire chapters of the National Alpha Lambda Delta and Phi Eta Sigma honor societies for first-year students.

Derek Dundon and Lisa Ponzi, both of Wauwatosa, graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. Dundon received a bachelor's degree in political science, and Ponzi received a bachelor's degree in digital art, graduating magna cum laude.

Meghan Polender graduated summa cum laude from Ball State University. Polender was recognized as the outstanding senior in business administration, and she completed a minor in legal studies. She is a 2006 graduate of Wauwatosa West High School.

CAMPUSNEWS

Bradley Polender was named to the spring 2010 dean's list at Lewis University. He is a 2007 graduate of Wauwatosa West High School.

Jill Brown of Wauwatosa graduated summa cum laude from Marquette University with a bachelor's degree in business administration. She will intern this summer at PriceWaterhouseCoopers in Milwaukee and start graduate school in the fall.

Sam Drilias of Wauwatosa was named to the spring 2010 dean's list at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Drilias is the son of Bill and Jean Drilias of Wauwatosa and a 2007 graduate of Wauwatosa East High School.

Nikki Drilias of Wauwatosa graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison on May 15 with a bachelor's degree in dietetics. She has accepted an ADA dietetic internship at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn., starting in August. Drilias is the daughter of Bill and Jean Drilias of Wauwatosa and a 2005 graduate of Wauwatosa East High School.

Zachary Dion made the dean's list for the 2009 fall and 2010 winter semesters at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dion is the son of Drew and Wendy Dion of Wauwatosa.

Adam Steffan of Wauwatosa graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a bachelor's degree in theatre education. Adam has accepted a position as resident teaching artist at the Children's Theatre of Charlotte, N.C.

Sarah Klapperich of Wauwatosa was accepted into the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. She will be honored this fall on the campus of Indiana University.

Allison Wier of Wauwatosa was named to the spring 2010 dean's list at Trinity Christian College.

• The following students from Wauwatosa made the spring 2010 dean's list from the University of Wisconsin-Madison: Erin Bannen, Matthew Berggruen, Makenzie Ferguson Blazich, John Burnett, Theodor Ceci, Henry Chern, Emily Christian, Brenna Weiler Conway, James Sullivan Conway, Ryan Coogan, AnnMarie Coplan, Rachel Cusatis, Claire Davis, Kelsey Dolven, Nicoletta Drilias, Kaela Etienne Erickson, Kathryn Eszes, Colleen Farrell, Hannah Graber, Jessica Granitz, Callie Jean Grebe, Bryan Haas, Catherine Harrington, Caitlin Heaton, Cara Heffernan, Renee Heyden, Brian Hoettels, Lauren Hoffer, Laura Ann Hokanson, Teresa Marie Kaiser, Kelsey Anne Kasmerchak, Susan Kennedy, Michael Kern, Emily Kesner, Charlotte Kissinger, Colleen Koeble, Susan Kronenberg, Courtney Rae Krueger, Lauren Krueger, Bryan LaBissonier, Margaret Lannoye, Benjamin Laszewski, Matthew Ledvina, Taylor Lindl, Sara Lipscomb, Chelsea Rae Mannebach, Thomas Judson Matzen, Alison McGrath, Matthew McCauley, Nicholas McCauley, Benjamin Mich, Emma Mihlbauer, Matthew Miklas, Melissa Miles, Elizabeth Minard, Andrew Minkley, Eric Minkley, Matthew Kramer Morrow, Stuart Mott, Nicholas Mussatti, Jennifer Lee Nitschke, Katherine O'Brien, Neal O'Meara, Joanna O'Brien, Katherine Omernick, Mark Omernick, Sarah Jane Pipping, Erin Prestby, Kelsey Rae Prestby, Anna Rehberger, Ian Roberts, Nicole Robles, Susan McKenzie Sanger, Alyssa Ann Shelstad, Margaret Doyle Smith, Elise Strupp, Ella Nobles Stutz, Grace Urban, Christopher Van Derven, Vedran Vasic, EmilyRose Washcovick, Vanessa Wegner, Hannah Jo Weinberg-Kinsey, Charles Wendelberger, Elizabeth Wierdsma, Reginald Young, Noah Yuenkel and Melanie Baird Zaferos.

YOURNEIGHBORS

Alison Witte of Wauwatosa placed fourth in the basketball team at the 2010 Special Olympics Wisconsin State Indoor Sports Tournament in Oshkosh.

Mary Anne Harris of Wauwatosa was awarded the Certificate of Excellence in Studio Music Instruction from the Civic Music Association of Milwaukee. She is a private piano teacher.

Pamela Parker of Wauwatosa received an honorable mention for her entry, "From Fourth Grade Report to Home," in the spring writing contest offered by the Wisconsin Regional Writers Association. Pamela received $15 as her prize.

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