Twenty-nine Benedictine students inducted into education honor society

Twenty-nine Benedictine students inducted into education honor society
March 23, 2007

Phil Brozynski, Media Relations Manager
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The Tau Rho chapter of Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education at Benedictine University inducted 29 new members during ceremonies held earlier this semester at the Krasa Center. Kappa Delta Pi is committed to recognizing excellence and fostering mutual cooperation, support and professional growth for educational professionals. 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: Jennifer Abel of Lansing; Stephanie Brasie of Elmhurst; Allison Allen of Warrenville; Michael Bartgen of Chicago; Christine Benoit of Aurora; Tracy Bonk of Woodridge; Diana Booth of Naperville; Gail Bush of Elmhurst; Sandra Carroll of Glen Ellyn; Allyson Del Debbio of Lisle; Katherine Fuentes of Aurora; and Stuart Hatton of Villa Park. Also, Nicole Hopf of Poplar Grove; Sarah Kanive of Aurora; Agnes Kawa of Villa Park; Bonnie Kirchner of Elmhurst; Kathryn McCubbin of Naperville; Kelly Mikell of Aurora; Nicole Moran of Naperville; Debrah Mrozinski of West Chicago; Bryan Peckhart of Downers Grove; Gerald Poro of Lisle; Sharon Ramey of Carol Stream; and Amanda Studnicka of Worth. Also inducted were Ryan Wadsworth of Carol Stream; Shannon Walker of Woodridge; Kristin Walsh of Schaumburg; Mary Wilkerson of Naperville; and Sarah Wineinger of Carol Stream.


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.