College Notes, Dec. 3, 2012
Posted: 12/07/2012 at 9:00 am
WEST LAFAYETTE — Steve Lovejoy was awarded one of Purdue University’s 2012 Distinguished Alumni awards. He is senior vice president for global commercialization and Asia Pacific, China and EMEA supply chain operations for Starbucks Coffee in Seattle, Wash. He graduated from Concord High School in Elkhart, Ind., in 1984 and graduated from Purdue University in 1988. His parents are Bob and Lil Lovejoy. LINCOLN, Neb. — Cameron Ponce of Elkhart, Ind., placed fifth in the Sophomore Men’s Classical Division of the National Association of Teachers of Singing Regional Vocal Competition at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln in November. Ponce is a sophomore at Hesston (Kan.) College. His parents are Martin and Susan Ponce of Elkhart.
TIFFIN, Ohio — The following local students are enrolled at Heidelberg University, whose 2012-13 first-year class ranks as the eighth largest in the university’s history:
• Grant Bass of Elkhart
• Zackary Eldridge of Goshen
• Rafael Fernandez of Elkhart
SAVANNAH, Ga. — The following local residents have been named to the dean’s list at Savannah College of Art and Design for the 2012 fall quarter, earning a grade point average of 3.5 or higher:
• Michael Ezzel of Elkhart
• Kathryn Williams of Granger
• Lauren Skillen of Middlebury
• Taylor Skillen of Middlebury
LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Clyde Prestly was awarded the Patterson Academic Scholarship and Presidential Scholarship from Lake Forest College. Prestly, a freshman at the college, is a resident of Elkhart, Ind.
ASHLAND, Ohio — Brooklyn Moore has been named a member of the Women’s Club Soccer at Ashland University. Moore, a marketing major, is a 2012 graduate of NorthWood High School and a resident of Nappanee, Ind.
ASHLAND, Ohio — The following individuals have been named members of the Alpha Delta Pi sorority at Ashland University:
• Katelyn Csenar of Granger. Csenar, who majors in accounting, finance and information systems, is a 2009 graduate of Penn High School.
• Rachel Csenar of Granger. Csenar, who majors in hospitality management, is a 2011 graduate of Penn High School.
• Brooklyn Moore of Nappanee. She is a marketing major and a 2012 graduate of NorthWood High School.
HUNTINGTON — Trenidy Cox represented Huntington University at the Indiana chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing annual competition, held Nov. 3 at Indiana Wesleyan University. Cox is a freshman theater performance major at Huntington and a resident of New Paris.
HUNTINGTON — The following individuals at Huntington University have been inducted into the Indiana Beta chapter of Alpha Chi for 2012. Membership in the organization represents the highest academic honor at Huntington and is a recognition of scholastic achievement and service:
• Paige Bontrager is a junior nursing major from Shipshewana.
• Miranda Boyts is a junior nursing major from Goshen.
TERRE HAUTE — The following students were named to the dean’s list at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology for the fall 2012 quarter, earning at least a 3.3 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.
• Bennett Chappel of Middlebury
• Kyle Dooley of Granger
• Derek Hawn of Goshen
• Brianne Widmoyer of Elkhart
HATTIESBURG, Miss. — Colin Colbourn of Elkhart, Ind., received the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation’s Gen. Lemuel C. Shepherd Jr. Memorial Dissertation Fellowship, which is awarded each academic year to a qualified graduate student working on a doctoral dissertation related to Marine Corps history. Colbourn is working on a dissertation titled “Esprit de Marine Corps: The Making of the Modern Marine Corps through Public Relations, 1911-1947” at the University of Southern Mississippi.
Colbourn graduated from Concord High School and Ball State University. His parents are Luanne Peterson of Elkhart and Charles Colbourn of Carmel, Ind.