Six WIU students have been named a college scholar.
This is the highest recognition for overall academic excellence.
Faculty in each of the 4 Academic Colleges select a graduating senior as each college’s outstanding student.
A news release says a Departmental Scholar is an outstanding degree candidate in an academic major.
An Honors Scholar is a student in the Centennial Honors College who has completed a set of honors requirements and has achieved a grade point average of at least 3.4 on a 4.0 scale.
The WIU Scholars are:
Centennial Honors College Scholar- Steven T. Olson
College of Arts and Sciences Scholar- MaryBeth Lillian Hornbaker
College of Business and Technology Scholar- Patricia Barrett
College of Education and Human Services Scholar- Kayleigh Nicole Marcotte
College of Fine Arts and Communication Scholar- Micah Russel Stewart
School of Distance Learning, International Studies and Outreach- Julie R. Allen
These students will be recognized on Friday, December 18th at 5:30pm in Western Hall.