Area students graduate from University of Illinois Springfield

SPRINGFIELD — A total of 1,178 students earned degrees from the University of Illinois Springfield at the conclusion of the spring semester on May 13, 2023, pending completion of university requirements.

Below are area students who received degrees.


• Jenna Rachelle Sartie, BA Psychology, Suma Cum Laude

• Joshua Charles Burton, BS, Computer Science


• Eli Mitchell Benner, BA Legal Studies

• Rylee Marian Billington, BS Exercise Science, Suma Cum Laude

• Taylor Marie Pope BBA Business Administration


• Elizabeth Anne Stark MA Human Development Counseling