WIU degrees earned by many
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