College Notes, April 18, 2013

News about local college students.
Posted on April 22, 2013 at 1:00 a.m. | Updated on April 22, 2013 at 1:49 p.m.

INDIANAPOLIS — Jordan Burt of Elkhart and Kelly Cassady of Elkhart were both reconigzed for being a Top 100 student at Butler University.

BATON ROUGE, La. — Shannon Huey of Granger, Ind., Kayla Edelbrock of Granger and Yun Lim of Granger were initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Membership is by invitation only to the top 10 percent of seniors and graduate students and the top 7.5 percent of juniors.

TIFFIN, Ohio — Grant Bass of Elkhart, Ind., is traveling to San Francisco to participate in the Model UN of the Far West Conference for Heidelberg University’s delegation. Bass will represent the country of Denmark. This year’s theme is “The Struggle to Exist: Sustainability and Human Rights.”

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Emma Halling of Elkhart, Ind., was elected vice president of the student body at University of Kansas as part of the Ad Astra coalition. Halling is the daughter of Patricia and Gregory Halling of Elkhart.

LANSING, Mich. — Ramona Bracker of Elkhart, Ind., was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2012 term at Thomas M. Cooley Law School. She is a graduate of Indiana University South Bend and Elkhart Memorial High School. Her parents are Waynalene S. Newell and the late Rollin L. Newell.

LIMA, Ohio — Niholas R. Dandino of Goshen, Ind., was named to the dean’s list for the February 2013 session in the College of Applied Technologies at the University of Northwestern Ohio.

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Taylor Christianson performed his senior recital at McNally Smith College of Music in St. Paul. The performance featured three bands and a drum solo. Christianson will graduate in May with a degree in music, focusing on percussion and performance. He graduated from NorthWood High School in Nappanee, Ind., in 2008.

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