2010
Nineteen students inducted into national education honor society

Nineteen students inducted into national education honor society
February 5, 2010

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

Nineteen 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: Brittany Anderson of Naperville; Adelyn Bartelt of Naperville; Jaclyn M. Caschetta, the daughter of Kevin and Janet Caschetta of Frankfort; Jacob Edward Chaney, the son of Jeffrey and Linda Chaney of St. Charles; Derek Felten of Streamwood; and Briana Holland, the daughter of Willie and Jean Holland of Chicago. Also, Elizabeth Ashley Hyerdall, the daughter of Mark and Alexis Hyerdall of Bolingbrook; Nour Ibrahim, the daughter of Ahmed Ibrahim and Sohad El-Horeicn of Orland Park; Robin Lasker, the daughter of Gary and Ann Lasker of Schaumburg; and Aimee Mahoney, the daughter of Francis and Nancy Mahoney of Gardner. Also, Mary Lou Mares of Batavia; Daniel Ponce, the son of Jose and Lydia Ponce of Elmhurst; Stephanie Rybarczyk, the daughter of Paul and Barbara Rybarczyk of Chicago; Elizabeth Schultz of Carol Stream; Xenia Vazquez of Joliet; Deborah Washington of Lisle; and Philip Wicyk of Minooka. Also, Sarah Marie Winckowski; the daughter of Timothy and Marie Winckowski of Downers Grove; and Christine Wojdyla of Glen Ellyn.

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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.