North Central College - Naperville, IL

Garrett Lutz was cast in the ensemble of “Three Sisters” at Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago.
Emily Steffen received the Outstanding First-Year Teacher Award from Naperville Unit School District 203 for her work at Naper and Ellsworth Elementary schools.
Lu Ann Schieferdecker M ’08 won the Henry and Stark Counties Fast Pitch Award for her unique packaging concept that markets local business.
Lindsey Theis was nominated for a News and Documentary Emmy Award by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in the Best Feature Reporting category.
Sandy Marchetti is a regional winner of a writing contest and author of her first book, “The Canopy,” a volume of poetry available at
Kam Kniss was promoted to assistant vice president of commercial banking at Wintrust Financial Corporation in Chicago.
Steve Albanese was named 2010-2011 Coach of the Year by the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) San Diego Section.
Ross Przybylski hosted a presentation on North Central’s campus called “How To Become Your Own Game Developer With Adobe Flash.”
Nicholas Janssen received Naperville Community Unit School District 203’s Outstanding Early Educator Award for his work as choral director.
North Central College today is fertile ground for collaborations across disciplines and experiments with curriculum, facilities design and technology.