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NIU summer graduates

DeKALB - Several Mendota students were among more than 550 students who received their degrees from Northern Illinois University in August. The local graduates included Jasmin Arteaga, Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology; McKennon Escatel, Bachelor of Science, Engineering Technology - Applied Manufacturing Technology; Jennie Espinoza, Bachelor of Science, Human Development & Family Sciences: Family Social Services; and Kyle Wood, Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology.

Northern Illinois University is a nationally recognized public research university with expertise that benefits its region and spans the globe in a wide variety of fields, including the sciences, humanities, arts, business, engineering, education, health and law. NIU offers more than 100 courses of study while serving a diverse and international student body of about 19,000. For more information, visit


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