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Burr Ridge resident recognized as one of top college students in state

Published: Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 12:45 p.m. CDT

BURR RIDGE – A ceremony held Nov. 2 at Old State Capitol in Springfield recognized the top student from each college and university in Illinois honored by the Lincoln Academy of Illinois.

Illinois at Urbana-Champaign student Amanda Rowland of Burr Ridge was one of the students who received recognition.

The Lincoln Academy’s Student Laureate Awards are presented for excellence in curricular and extracurricular activities to seniors from each of the state’s four-year, degree-granting colleges and universities, and one student from among all the community colleges in Illinois. 

At the Student Laureate Convocation, each received a Student Laureate Medallion, along with a $1,000 educational grant and a certificate of achievement.

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