Lincoln Laureate noms end today

By Northern Star Staff

The deadline for nominations and recommendations for the 2014-2015 Lincoln Academy Student Laureate Award is noon today.

Every year a senior from each of the four-year degree-granting institutions of higher learning in Illinois is awarded the Lincoln Student Laureate for excellence in curricular and co-curricular activities. The student should have a GPA of 3.5 or higher and must be an undergraduate senior graduating during the 2014-2015 school year.

Two forms are required for a student-one nomination form and one supporting form, but no more than two recommendation forms will be considered. To fill out the forms, faculty and staff must log in using their Novell ID.

To access the forms to nominate or recommend a student, go to

For more information, contact the Scholarship Office at 815-753-4829 or