2007
Romeoville student wins top honors from Benedictine's music department

Romeoville student wins top honors from Benedictine's music department
March 26, 2007

Phil Brozynski, Media Relations Manager
(630) 829-6094
pbrozynski@ben.edu

Thomas Edward Sedlacek Jr., a senior music major from Romeoville, has been named the recipient of the Senior Performance award from the Department of Music at Benedictine University. Sedlacek, the son of Thomas and Bernadette Sedlacek and a graduate of Joliet Catholic High School, will be honored at the second annual awards and recognition dinner, “A Celebration of the Art of Music,” at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, May 18 in the Krasa Student Center. Other award winners who will be honored are: Hema M. Sathia (Hanover Park), a 2002 graduate of Benedictine University, Distinguished Alumnus; Marc Stingley (Villa Park) and Stephen Million (Berwyn), Teacher Excellence; David Striker (Yorkville), Distinguished Honor; and University Trustee Rosemary Wisnosky (Naperville), Friend of the Arts. The cost of the dinner and awards program is $30. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Department of Music scholarship fund. For more information, contact Debbie Smith at (630) 829-6080.

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Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 56 undergraduate majors, 16 graduate and four doctorate programs. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ranked Benedictine University as the seventh fastest-growing campus among private nonprofit master’s universities, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among the top 20 percent of America’s colleges for 2011. Benedictine University’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain’s Chicago Business as the fourth largest in the Chicago area in 2011.