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July 19, 2005
Contact: Jill Simpson, Kansas Alumni Association, (800) 584-2957

KU alumni plan welcome for new freshmen from Chicago area July 24

LAWRENCE - Recent area high school and community college graduates planning to attend the University of Kansas this fall will be welcomed to the KU family by the KU Alumni Association at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 24, at Frontier Park, 1933 N. Kennicott Ave., Chicago.

The Alumni Association is coordinating the sendoff event with Chicago members to provide more than 160 new freshmen and their parents an opportunity not only to meet one another but also to meet other KU students and alumni in the area. Current KU students will offer to share their freshman experiences and will serve as mentors once the new freshmen arrive on campus about Aug. 14 for orientation and fall enrollment activities. KU's fall term begins Aug. 18.

Kansas Alumni Association representatives attending include Jill Simpson, director of national chapter development, and Chicago KU chapter leaders Sarah Barber and Annessa Staab.

For more information or to make reservations, contact Jill Simpson at (800) 584-2957.

KU has been rated in the top 50 public national universities in academic reputation, according to U.S. News's "America's Best Colleges" issue for 2004. A comprehensive educational and research institution, KU enrolls about 29,000 students, including more than 4,000 freshmen. The main campus is located in Lawrence, a city of about 80,000 in northeastern Kansas. Other campuses include the Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan.; the Edwards Campus in Overland Park; and a clinical campus of the School of Medicine in Wichita.

Area KU freshmen invited to attend are listed below by their hometowns and zip codes.

From Illinois: Arlington Heights, Aurora, Barrington, Buffalo Grove, Burr Ridge, Cary, Chicago, Clarendon Hills, Crystal Lake, Deerfield, Des Plaines, Downers Grove, Elburn, Elmhurst, Flossmoor, Forest Park, Geneva, Glen Ellyn, Glencoe, Glenview, Grayslake, Gurnee, Hanover Park, Highland Park, Hinsdale, Hoffman Estates, Homewood, Joliet, Kenilworth, LaGrange, LaGrange Park, Lake Forest, Lake Zurich, Libertyville, Lincolnshire, Lisle, Lombard, McHenry, Melrose Park, Naperville, Northbrook, Northfield, Oak Park, Oakbrook, Orland Park, Palatine, Park Ridge, Prospect Heights, Riverwoods, Shorewood, St. Charles, Waukegan, Westmont, Wheaton, Willow Springs, Wilmette.

McIntyre Christopher Arlington Heights 60004
Nathanson Marissa Arlington Heights 60004
Ziskind Alexandra Arlington Heights 60004
Hennegan Megan Aurora 60504
Lavely Danielle Aurora 60504
Stokowski Sarah Aurora 60504
Bullen Thomas Barrington 60010
DeFrances Kevin Barrington 60010
Hartner Jonathan Barrington 60010
Jaeger Jenna Barrington 60010
Cohen Brooke Buffalo Grove 60089
Goldberg Charles Buffalo Grove 60089
Green Marni Buffalo Grove 60089
Hart Dena Buffalo Grove 60089
Meyer Stephanie Buffalo Grove 60089
Raymond Ryan Buffalo Grove 60089
Sheahen Kristen Buffalo Grove 60089
Tierhold Stephanie Buffalo Grove 60089
Weiss Matthew Buffalo Grove 60089
Wilton Brittani Buffalo Grove 60089
Chebuhar Alexandra Burr Ridge 60527
Dillon Caroline Burr Ridge 60527
Loch Danielle Cary 60013
Conroy Kylan Chicago 60646
Houle Christopher Chicago 60614
Howk Jeremy Chicago 60610
Lindsay Carrie Chicago 60646
Mahoney Michael Chicago 60646
Melhuse Jessica Chicago 60625
Murtaugh James Chicago 60655
Padrid Max Chicago 60637
Phillips Angelo Chicago 60636
Pryma Damen Chicago 60625
Maloney Philip Clarendon Hills 60514
Mitchell Christopher Clarendon Hills 60514
Erickson Kenneth Crystal Lake 60012
Blair Scott Deerfield 60015
Buckman Pierce Deerfield 60015
Goldman Regina Deerfield 60015
Granat Evan Deerfield 60015
Katz Brian Deerfield 60015
Kulhanek Sarah Deerfield 60015
Larsen Christian Deerfield 60015
McIntyre Sean Deerfield 60015
Oliff Lee Deerfield 60015
Parker Amanda Deerfield 60015
Sherman Amanda Deerfield 60015
Linenberger Erica Des Plaines 60016
Walters Amanda Downers Grove 60516
Cozzi Dominic Elburn 60119
McNally Caroline Elmhurst 60126
Premo Candace Elmhurst 60126
Byrd Leonard Flossmoor 60422
Watman Ari Flossmoor 60422
Gillian Anna Forest Park 60130
Giampoli Danielle Geneva 60134
Butters Natalie Glen Ellyn 60137
Stano Alexander Glen Ellyn 60137
Littman Danielle Glencoe 60022
Schnepper Max Glencoe 60022
Flicek Meghan Glenview 60025
Glynn Tracey Glenview 60025
Hanrahan Nikolaus Glenview 60025
LaCassa Lauren Glenview 60025
Sanders Randall Glenview 60025
Bernard Patrick Grayslake 60030
Fraser Tristan Grayslake 60030
Smyth Kurtis Grayslake 60030
Barr Brett Gurnee 60031
Tuntland Theresa Hanover Park 60133
Baba Matthew Highland Park 60035
Cohen Alexander Highland Park 60035
Kanter Eric Highland Park 60035
Lazar Lindsay Highland Park 60035
Levine Bennett Highland Park 60035
Miller Scott Highland Park 60035
Pinzur Garrett Highland Park 60035
Cliggett Francis Hinsdale 60521
Gallagher Thomas Hinsdale 60521
Rogers Allison Hinsdale 60521
Tornatore Gina Hinsdale 60521
Travis Kent Hinsdale 60521
Harper Jordan Hoffman Estates 60194
Faster Kevin Homewood 60430
Goron Katherine Joliet 60436
DeHaan Kristin Kenilworth 60043
Delaney Robert Kenilworth 60043
Zeman Sally La Grange 60525
Woodard Kate Lagrange 60525
Withrow Jessica Lagrange Park 60526
Karst Sarah Lake Forest 60045
Morrison Henry Lake Forest 60045
Peterson Ronald Lake Forest 60045
Price Matty Lake Forest 60045
Rogers Sean Lake Forest 60045
Huderle Abbi Lake Zurich 60047
Jacobs Sarah Libertyville 60048
Koopman John Libertyville 60048
Norton Alexandra Libertyville 60048
Tinley Colin Libertyville 60048
Edelman Andrew Lincolnshire 60069
Scully James Lincolnshire 60069
Smith Kelly Lincolnshire 60069
Slonkosky James Lisle 60532
Krupa Gregory Lombard 60148
Pohlman Jacob McHenry 60050
Gonzalez Rosa Melrose Park 60160
Italia Michael Melrose Park 60160
Antonino Olivia Naperville 60540
Clarke Kyle Naperville 60563
Emrie Michael Naperville 60540
Erwin Andrew Naperville 60565
Haeussler Kristin Naperville 60564
Poulos Michael Naperville 60565
Ritter Ryan Naperville 60540
Zibble Laura Naperville 60563
Bernberg Henry Northbrook 60062
Breger Joshua Northbrook 60062
Leibold Hillary Northbrook 60062
Schwartzhoff Amanda Northbrook 60062
Spathis Diana Northbrook 60062
Hurlbutt Ryan Northfield 60093
Fulkerson Sarah Oak Park 60304
Geimer Megan Oak Park 60304
Nagel Holly Oak Park 60304
Naiditch Miya Oak Park 60302
Gongorek Jamie Oakbrook 60523
Byrne Tom Orland Park 60467
Baran Caitlin Palatine 60067
Lieberman Brian Palatine 60067
Hattam Joseph Park Ridge 60068
Maloney Kristyn Park Ridge 60068
Mix Philip Park Ridge 60068
Nashan Jamie Park Ridge 60068
Prendergast Matthew Park Ridge 60068
Svigos Kathryn Park Ridge 60068
Trombetta Valerie Prospect Heights 60070
Birnbaum Evan Riverwoods 60015
Denic Dayon Riverwoods 60015
Kelly Kevin Riverwoods 60015
Shaw Jasmine Shorewood 60431
Hastings Karen St Charles 60175
Richter Laurel St Charles 60175
Zupec Beth Waukegan 60085
Blatchley Karen Westmont 60559
Krejci Adam Wheaton 60187
Peterson Patrick Wheaton 60187
Puljan Jessica Wheaton 60187
Russell Charles Wheaton 60187
Sissons Laura Willow Springs 60480
Haggerty Allison Wilmette 60091
Heath James Wilmette 60091
Jennings Katherine Wilmette 60091
Marnell Mark Wilmette 60091
McStowe Kathryn Wilmette 60091
Shore Daniel Wilmette 60091
Ugarte David Wilmette 60091
Warner Allyson Wilmette 60091
Dykes Nathan Winnetka 60093
Kahn Kathrine Winnetka 60093
Nemrava Mary Winnetka 60093
Weiland Colin Winnetka 60093

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