Annette C. Eidson of Payson and Amanda J. Saul of Quincy were named to the spring 2011 dean's list at Millikin University in Decatur.
Kevin J. Bender and Randy R. Bluhm of Quincy were named to the spring 2011 dean's list at Concordia University in Mequon, Wis.
Zachary Forbes of Quincy and Mallory Warning of Camp Point of named to the spring 2011 dean's list at DePaul University in Chicago.
Three area students were named to the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville dean's list for summer 2011 term. They are: Nathan M. Thompson of Ferris; and Megan Rae Muehlenfeld and Andrew Michael Rakers of Quincy.
Three area students earned honor roll distinction for the spring 2011 semester at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kan. Kaitlyn Suzanne Phillips, of Quincy, was named to the honor roll in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Marissa Leoni Rittof, of Quincy, was named to the honor roll in the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications. Nicholas William Phillips, of Quincy, was named to the honor roll in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Several area students were named to honors lists for the spring 2011 semester at Linn State Technical College in Linn, Mo. Named to the honor roll were: Jarodq Peak and Jordanq Riley of Bowling Green, Mo.; Amberq Hayes of Edina, Mo.; Tyler Mersman of Shelbyville, Mo. Named to the dean's list were: Joshua Christensen and Dustin Kuntz of Bowling Green, Mo.; Miles Hutcherson and Adam McDowell of Clarence, Mo.; Ryan Gilmore, Andrew Kraus, Joshua Lippincott and Joseph Redmon of Hannibal, Mo.; Collin Summers of Kahoka, Mo.; Ethan Stoops of Louisiana, Mo.; Justin Tobias of Monroe City, Mo.; Christopher Hall and James Whiston of Palmyra, Mo.; Kaleb Campbell of Perry, Mo.; Brian Utterback of Shelbina, Mo.; and Derek Resa of Shelbyville, Mo.
Several area students were named to the spring 2011 dean's list at Greenville College in Greenville. They are: Anna Henderson of Hamilton; Wesley Bergen Jr. of Hannibal, Mo.; Jonas McBride of Perry, Mo.; Sheriden Kiefaber of Quincy; and Amanda Mangold, of Quincy.
Three area students graduated from Kaplan University Aug. 6 at the Arie Crown Theater in Chicago. Nicholas Gosney of Quincy was awarded a bachelor's degree in information technology. Mary Humke of Camp Point was awarded a bachelor's degree in criminal justice. Marjorie Murphy of Durham, Mo., was awarded a bachelor's degree in nursing.
Brianna Husband of Carthage recently graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Ga. Husband earned a bachelor of Fine arts degree in sequential art.
Sara Mancini of Quincy graduated from Graceland University in Lamoni, Iowa, with the class of 2011.
Kirkwood Community College has announced its graduating class of 2010-11. Area graduates include: Cara A. Trueblood, of Memphis, Mo., surgical technology; Mathew A. Straka, of Nauvoo, diesel agriculture technology; Nolan P. Wilkens, of Nauvoo, agriculture production management; and Ciera N. Turner, of Wayland, Mo., human resources and management.
Sarah Elaine Busse, of Quincy, earned a bachelor of fine arts degree in integrated studio arts at the end of the summer 2011 term at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.
Candace E. Mountain recently graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago, earning a master of architecture degree. A daughter of Mike Mountain of Perry and Debra Orton of Taylor, Mo., she earned her bachelor of fine arts with honors in interior design from Harrington College of Design in Chicago. She graduated from Quincy High School in 2004.
Ryan Busby, son of Randy and Sharol Busby of LaPrairie and a 1994 graduate of Southeastern High School, received his doctorate degree in ecology from Colorado State University on Aug. 5. Busby is an ecologist at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center in Champaign, where he develops new
technology to sustain native plant communities on the Army's 16 million acres of training and testing lands. He lives near Paxton.
DePaul University announced that Melissa Calvillo of Dallas City graduated with distinction and Mallory Warning of Camp Point graduated from the Chicago university this summer.
Rachel Wallace, of Hannibal, Mo., received a master of arts degree on Aug. 6 from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio.
Two Quincy residents have earned Presidential Scholarships to North Central College in Naperville, Ill. They are: Kayla Bartz, Quincy Senior High School, and Marissa Bartz, Quincy Senior High School.
Jan Akright, of New London, Mo., received the Nursing Alumni Organization Endowed Scholarship from the Sinclair School of Nursing at the University of Missouri. Akright, who graduated from Mark Twain High School in 1982, is a graduate student working toward a doctoral degree in nursing. She currently is an assistant professor of nursing at Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing in Quincy.
Emily Kvitle, of Quincy, was awarded the George William Peak Nursing Scholarship for the 2011-2012 school year from the Sinclair School of Nursing at the University of Missouri. Kvitle, a 2007 graduate of Quincy Senior High School, received a bachelor's degree in exercise science from the University of Mississippi. At MU, she is studying in the accelerated bachelor's nursing science program.