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Updated: January 12, 2014 2:30AM

Ashland University, Ohio

Member: Abigail Leboza, daughter of Reid and Sue Leboza of Green Oaks, is a member of the Delta Zeta sorority. She is a 2011 graduate of Libertyville High School and serves as the marketing chair for Delta Zeta. The purpose of Delta Zeta is to promote the values of sisterhood through scholarship, community service and social events.

Augustana College, Rock Island

Honor: Jenna Orabutt of Hawthorn Woods was honored as a Student Laureate by the Lincoln Academy of Illinois during a ceremony recently at the Old State Capitol State Historic Site in Springfield. The Awards are presented for excellence in curricular and extracurricular activities to seniors from each of the state’s four-year, degree-granting colleges and universities, and one student from among all the community colleges in Illinois. Each received a Student Laureate Medallion, along with a $1,000 educational grant and a certificate of achievement.

Fort Lewis College, Durango, Colo.

Scholar: Connor Jans of Gurnee received the Freshman Tuition Merit Scholarship for the Fall 2013 semester. These merit scholarships are renewable for up to 120 credits if criteria are met.

Harding University, Searcy, Ark.

Choir member: Juan Diaz of Gurnee was selected for the 2013-14 University Concert Choir. Following auditions at the beginning of the fall semester, students were chosen for the ensemble and have performed on and off campus. The group consists of a variety of majors and talented singers in all disciplines. Concert Choir also travels throughout the region for a variety of audiences. The group holds concerts on campus and in the community.

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