Three Spoon River College students have been named to the Phi Theta Kappa All-Illinois Academic Team as a result of their nomination to the All-USA Community College Academic Team. They are Delaney Eastwood, Jennifer (Henson) Reedy, and Misty Peyer.

Delaney Eastwood attends the Canton Campus and is completing an associate degree. She plans to transfer to Illinois State University to major in psychology for a future career as a clinical psychologist. While at SRC, Eastwood has served as the president of the Gay Straight Alliance, vice-president of Phi Theta Kappa, and has been recognized on both the Dean’s and President’s lists for academic excellence. She also volunteers at the Salvation Army Canton and Fulton County 360 Life Center.

Jennifer (Reedy) Henson attends the Macomb Campus and is completing the Associate Degree in Nursing. She has worked at McDonough District Hospital for five years, and is currently working as an LPN in the Wound Clinic. She intends to continue working there after becoming an RN, and also plans to pursue a Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse Certification.

Misty Peyer attends the Macomb Campus to complete an associate degree and intends to transfer to a four-year university. She currently works full-time as a life skills coach for Bridgeway Disability Services. She has been recognized each semester on the President’s List for academic excellence, and has received multiple scholarships. She volunteers with animal rescues and is currently involved with the community cat project in Macomb.

The students will be honored at the Annual Phi Theta Kappa All-Illinois awards banquet on April 25 at the President Abraham Lincoln Hotel in Springfield.

Spoon River College faculty Shelli Stuart (Macomb) and Rebecca Werland (Canton) are the advisors for the Nu Delta Chapters of Phi Theta Kappa at Spoon River College.

The All-USA Academic Team is sponsored annually by Phi Theta Kappa, USA Today, and the American Association of Community Colleges. The All-State Academic Team is a division of the Academic All-USA Team for Community, Technical and Junior Colleges.

Picture of Delaney Eastwood All-Illinois Academic team member Delaney Eastwood   picture of Jennifer (Reedy) Henson All-Illinois Academic team member Jennifer Henson   picture of Misty Peyer, All-Illinois Academic team member Misty Peyer