USF inducts honor students

Eleven students will be inducted into the Augustus Tolton Honor Society on Feb. 28.

In its second year at USF, the society is named after the first recognized African-American priest in the United States and honors the spirit of scholarship, leadership and identity for the university’s high-achieving African-American students.

James T. Green

James T. Green

Honorary inductee will be USF alumnus James T. Green of Chicago. Green is a designer at Tribune Interactive. Additionally, his video an animation works have been screened at The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, The Gene Siskel Film Center, The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art and the 2012-13 EXPO Chicago. He completed artist residencies at ACRE and the Chicago Artist Coalition’s HATCH Projects and is part of the Hyde Park Dacha artist collective.

The following students will be inducted:
Bolingbrook – Davia Harmon
Chicago – Bryona Johnson and Chelsea Long
Dolton – Leah Avery
Joliet – Jada Green and Bernadette Quasie
Kankakee – Jhane King
Lansing – Roberto Corsin
Shorewood – Tevin Hopkins
South Holland – Dana Hill
West Chester – Kevin Stiff

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