Twelve Benedictine students inducted into national education honor society

Twelve Benedictine students inducted into national education honor society
February 5, 2009

Phil Brozynski, Media Relations Manager
(630) 829-6094

Twelve Benedictine University students were recently inducted into the Tau Rho chapter of Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education. Kappa Delta Pi members exhibit the ideals of scholarship, high personal standards, and promise in teaching and allied professions. Selection is based on high academic achievement, a commitment to education as a career, and a professional attitude that assures steady growth in the profession. The new members are: Richard Bilkey of Lombard; Sarah Brudek of Orland Park; Kimberly Bulow, the daughter of William and Renee Bulow of Homer Glen; Emily Kauffold of Naperville; Ryan Kozin, the son of Kenneth and Patricia Kozin of Medinah; and Katelyn Mains, the daughter of John and Lori Mains of Naperville. Also, Craig Mariano, the son of Joe and Joyce Mariano of Streamwood; Lisa Orsini of Bartlett; Nicolette Pollack, the daughter of Jim and Kathy Pollack of Batavia; and Nicole Rodriguez, the daughter of Javier and Sandra Rodriguez of Chicago. Also, Sarah Ruzicka, the daughter of Kenneth and Rose Ruzicka of Quincy; and Jaclyn Welch, the daughter of Steve and Renee Welch of Woodridge.


Benedictine University is located in Lisle, Illinois, just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois, and Mesa, Arizona. Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine enrolls nearly 10,000 students in 56 undergraduate and 19 graduate programs. Forbes magazine named Benedictine among "America's Top Colleges" for the sixth consecutive year in 2016. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org). For more information, contact (630) 829-6300, admissions@ben.edu or visit ben.edu.