WIU degrees earned by many

Staff Writer
Geneseo Republic

More than 1,550 students earned academic degrees after the Spring 2009 semester at Western Illinois University’s Macomb and Quad Cities campuses and through extended studies.

Academic distinction was awarded to undergraduate students who achieved high grade point averages. This includes: Summa Cum Laude, 3.90 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale; Magna Cum Laude, 3.75 to 3.89 GPA; and Cum Laude, 3.6 to 3.74 GPA.

Area residents who earned academic degrees from WIU in the Spring 2009 semester are listed below:

Alpha – Aaron T. Anseeuw, Cum Laude, Bachelor of Science, Agricultural Science

Altona – Rebecca Leigh Ingles, Bachelor of Science in Education, Elementary Education

Dahinda – Dayna L. Davis, Bachelor of Arts, Political Science; Sheri N. Hessler, Master of Science, Biology

Galva – Kelli Rae Cowdery-Tully, Bachelor of Arts, Board Of Trustees; Luke D. Simmons, Bachelor of Science, Agricultural Science

LaFayette – Matthew K. George, Summa Cum Laude, Bachelor of Science, Agricultural Science

Lynn Center – Aaron D. Poppy, Master of Science, Clinical/Community Mental Health

New Windsor – Christine M. Patterson, Bachelor of Science, Recreation, Park & Tourism Administration; Candace L. Tschappat, Master of Science in Education, Reading

Oneida – Jenna Lea Richards, Bachelor of Science, Psychology

Victoria – Tyler N. Dykeman, Bachelor of Science, Psychology

Woodhull – Alex Matthew Borkgren, Bachelor of Science, Agricultural Business