North Central College - Naperville, IL

Thomas Hollingsworth '11

Thomas Hollingsworth, Air Force Airman 1st Class, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, TX. Hollingsworth completed an eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

Jonathon Eby '10

Jonathon Eby is a research technician in the laboratory of Caroline LePoole at Loyola University Medical Center, studying immune recognition of cancer cells and autoimmunity.

Tracy Rogers Dvorchak M ’08

Tracy Rogers Dvorchak M ’08 was appointed principal of Prairie Elementary School in Naperville. She has served as assistant principal at Kingsley and at Meadow Glens elementary schools since 2010. Dvorchak was a second-grade teacher for eight years and Project IDEA teacher for five years at Ranch View Elementary School in Naperville. She also served as a learning resource director at Naper Elementary School for seven years. Dvorchak holds a master of educational leadership and administration degree from North Central.

Jessica Lim '12

Jessica Lim has been co-teaching as a long-term substitute at Glen Forest Elementary in Falls Church, VA. She has been hired to work in the Fairfax County Public School District as a fifth-grade teacher.

Emily Katsaros Swayka '11

Emily Katsaros Swayka is enrolled in the pharmacy program at Roosevelt University. This year, she won a prestigious Leonard J. DeMino Pharmacy Student Scholarship based on her essay, “The Future of Pharmacy: Patient Care.”

Kevin Quirke '10

Kevin Quirke worked as a research assistant in a research laboratory at Loyola University Medical Center. He is now a medical student at Loyola.

Leslie Oca Esquerra '09

Leslie Oca Esquerra is technician lead at Honeywell Universal Oil Products. In this position, she conducts inorganic and structural analysis on catalyst products manufactured. She has been with the company for two years and was promoted to a full-time employee. She may be reached at lesliesguerra@gmail.com.

Mackenzie Tarr '12

Mackenzie Tarr is an office manager for an optometry practice and is applying for optometry school.

Caroline Gully '12

Caroline Gully, a former North Central lacrosse player, was an assistant coach for women’s lacrosse coach Jenni Kapanen and the Finnish National team during the 2013 Women’s Lacrosse World Cup. For more information visit 2013worldlacrosse.com.

Shanna Loos '11

Shanna Loos is a special education teacher at Challand Middle School in Sterling, IL. She previously worked as a one-on-one aide for a child with severe nonverbal autism at Franklin Elementary School in Sterling. She walked with the child’s family this year at the Walk Now for Autism in Chicago.