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Students Present Projects for John Deere Summer Co-op Program

August 12, 2009

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MACOMB/MOLINE, IL - -Three Western Illinois University students, who participated in the John Deere information technology co-op/summer internship program, recently presented their summer projects to John Deere and Western administrators. The three students are: Evan Kedzierski, a junior computer science major from Naperville (IL); Ketan Navadiya, a senior computer science major from Hanover Park (IL); and Josh VandeWiele, a senior information systems major from Colona (IL).

The three WIU students were among 35 participants from 18 colleges and universities in Illinois, North Carolina, Indiana, Iowa, Montana and Wisconsin selected for the summer program. They made their presentations August 5th at the John Deere World Headquarters in Moline (IL).

For more information, contact Kathleen Neumann, chairperson, computer science department, at (309) 298-1452 or Learn more about John Deere's co-op program at

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