Several Lake Land College Honors Program students were recognized recently at the annual honors luncheon.
There were 11 sophomores in the Honors Program in 2010-2011, including Rachel Huizinga, agriculture major; Kathleen Rebbe, elementary education major; and Brandy Strohl, agriculture major.
Five sophomores graduated with Associate Honors Status, which required that they earned at least a 3.5 overall GPA, graduated from a college transfer program and completed at least two honors course options. Those who graduated with Associate Honors Status are the following: Patricia Ortciger, sociology/social work major; Shari Upton, sociology/social work major; Brett Probst, pre-engineering major; Candace Albin, pre-med major; and Genna Stodden, pre-med major.
Three sophomores graduated with Full Honors Status, which required that they earned at least a 3.5 overall GPA, graduated from a college transfer program and completed four honors course options. Those who graduated with Full Honors Status are the following: Suzanne Walker, biology major; Kiley Mettendorf, biology major; and Letisha Lewis, criminal justice major.
Lewis, Juszczak, Mettendorf and Walker all received LLC Foundation scholarships.
In addition, three honors students gave honors course presentations. Juszczak spoke on her research on climate change in Bio-Science, Letisha Lewis spoke about her honors work on funeral planning in Death and Dying, and Kiley Mettendorf presented her honors work on animal behavior in Introduction to Animal Science.
Freshmen in the program were Jarid Lewis, engineering science major, Lindsey Juszczak, psychology major, and Whitney Miller, Mattoon, elementary education major.