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Illinois State awards doctoral degrees

Illinois State University awarded the following individuals with doctoral degrees:

Andrew John Beaty of Bloomington received a doctorate in education. The son of Judie Beaty and the Rev. Frank Beaty of Bloomington, he is the husband of Karen Beaty of Bloomington. He is currently the associate director of faculty development at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Illinois.

Beaty received a master’s degree in Christian education from Dallas Theological Seminary in Texas and a bachelor’s degree in Christian education from Moody Bible Institute.

Beaty is a member of the national leadership council of the Christian Adult Higher Education Association. He is also associated with the Professional and Organizational Network in Higher Education, the International Association for the Promotion of Christian Higher Education, the Illinois Community and Residential Services Authority, and the National Network of Youth Ministries.

After his graduation, he intends to continue as the associate director of faculty development at Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, Illinois.

Katherine Hlavach Bruemmer of Bloomington received a doctorate in teaching and learning. The daughter of E. Jane Hlavach of Washington, Illinois, and late John Hlavach, she is the wife of Kevin Bruemmer of Bloomington. Bruemmer is currently a teacher at Heyworth High School in Heyworth, Illinois.

Bruemmer received a master’s degree in education from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and a bachelor’s degree in education from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

After her graduation, she intends to work as an adjunct instructor at Heartland Community College in Normal, Illinois.

Christina Anne Hild of Mattoon received a doctorate in educational administration and foundations. The daughter of Janet and Matt Kracht of Sullivan, Illinois, she is the wife of Shonn Hild of Mattoon. She is currently the principal of Riddle Elementary School, Mattoon.

Hild received a master’s degree in educational leadership from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois. Hild also has a specialist degree in educational leadership from Eastern Illinois University.

Hild is a member of the Illinois Principals Association, the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, the Council for Exceptional Children, the National Association of Elementary School Principals, and the Illinois Educator Leadership Cadre.

After her graduation, she intends to work as the student services director at Mattoon Community Unit School District 2.

Tisa Marie Trask received a doctorate in mathematics. The daughter of Lanett and Wilford Stevenson of Charleston, Illinois, she is the wife of Jeffrey Trask of Urbana, Illinois. Trask is currently an instructional professor at Illinois State University.

She received a master’s degree in mathematics from the University of Illinois.

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