May 22, 2012—Kateri Tumminello of Lindenhurst, Ill., was awarded the 2012 Outstanding Major in Music Education Award during Honors Day May 15 at North Central College.
Tumminello is a senior majoring in music education with a minor in psychology. She is the daughter of Ronald and Wendy Tumminello and a graduate of Lakes Community High School.
She has performed with several North Central music ensembles, including the Saxophone Quartet Chamber, Concert Winds, Women’s Chorale, Jazz Combos, Big Band and Vocal Jazz. She has held leadership positions in the College’s National Association for Music Education chapter and in Kappa Delta Pi, the education honor society. Her name regularly appears on the Dean’s List, which recognizes students with high academic achievement.