Derrick Wynn of Darien earns academic honor at North Central College
Derrick Wynn of Darien was awarded the 2012 Outstanding Major in Communication Award during Honors Day May 15 at North Central College.
Wynn is a senior majoring in speech communication with a minor in philosophy at North Central College. He has been accepted to Worsham College in Wheeling where he will study mortuary science. He is the son of Robert and Susan Wynn and is a 2008 graduate of Downers Grove South High School.
He is a broadcaster for WONC-FM 89.1, North Central’s award-winning, student-run radio station. His name regularly appears on the Dean’s List, which recognizes students with high academic achievement.
Founded in 1861 and celebrating its Sesquicentennial in 2011-2012, North Central College is an independent, comprehensive college of the liberal arts and sciences that offers more than 55 undergraduate majors and graduate programming in six areas. Located in the Historic District of Naperville, Illinois—rated by Money magazine as among the nation’s “Best Places to Live”—North Central College is just 30 minutes from Chicago’s Loop. With more than 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students, North Central College is committed to academic excellence, a climate that emphasizes leadership, ethics, values and service, a curriculum that balances job-related knowledge with a liberal arts foundation and a caring environment with small classes. Visit www.northcentralcollege.edu to learn more.