Good news


The Burdi Functional Art Car Show Sunday raised $12,000 in cash and more than $20,000 in in-kind donations for the Hinsdale Humane Society.

Several luxury automobiles were on display and the youngest car fans took part in a pedal car race.

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The following Hinsdale students earned a degree at the conclusion of the spring 2024 term.

• Olivia Berley, master’s in clinical mental health counseling, Marquette University

• Ella Centracchio, bachelor’s in education, University of Alabama

• Graydon Gibson, bachelor’s in commerce and business administration, University of Alabama

• Julia Hanley, bachelor’s in speech pathology and audiology, Marquette University

• Daniel Veselik, juris doctorate, Marquette University


The following Hinsdale students earned a place on the dean’s list or equivalent for the spring 2024 semester at their respective colleges and universities.

• Cooper Brackett, University of Alabama

• Edward Brackett, University of Alabama

• Meredith Callahan, University of Alabama*

• Ella Centracchio, University of Alabama

• Samuel Cutinelli, College of Charleston*

• Matthew Elder, University of Iowa

• Alexa Fraghia, University of Alabama

• Juliana Gee, University of Iowa

• Kathleen Gerth, St. Mary’s College

• Katie Grohe, University of Iowa

• Sawyer Groszek, University of Iowa*

• Benjamin Hallberg, University of Iowa

• Julia Hanley, Marquette University

• Lily Hart, University of Iowa

• Stephanie Hayden, Georgia State University*

• Briana Hinrichs, Belmont Univeristy

• Katelyn Johns, Marquette University

• Jonathan Kobus, University of Alabama*

• Claire Kumskis, University of Iowa

• Braden Linn, University of Alabama*

• Vincent Lynch, Marquette University

• Sofia Masood, Elmhurst University

• Maeve McInerney, University of Alabama*

• Alexa McMahon, University of Iowa

• Daniela McMahon, University of Iowa

• Maxwell Merlo, University of Iowa

• Sophia Morrissey, St. Mary’s College

• Isabella Nardulli, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

• Olivia Ostrowski, William & Mary

• Isabel Palo, University of Iowa

• Karina Patel, University of Minnesota Rochester

• Jake Quast, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

• James Regas, Elmhurst University

• Julianne Roberts, University of Iowa

• Jonathon Steil, Belmont Univeristy

• Cody Sweeney, Belmont Univeristy

• Andriana Tistle, University of Iowa

• Zachary Zeidel, University of DuBuque

* president’s list/4.0