Illinois Springfield graduates 1,313
SPRINGFIELD – During the University of Illinois Springfield’s 43rd commencement on May 17, 2014 the following area students received degrees, pending completion of university requirements:
Assumption: Jenna Elaine Dance, Psychology
Pana: Mia Jones, Accountancy
Griffin earns Knoles Scholarship
The American Legion Auxiliary of the Department of Illinois has awarded the Mildred R. Knoles Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to Emily Griffin of Strasburg.
Emily will receive the scholarship at the American Legion Auxiliary Department Convention on July 12 in Springfield.
The Illinois American Legion Auxiliary scholarships are judged on the following criteria: Character/Leadership, essay “What My Education Will Do for Me” / “The Veteran in My Life”, Academic Achievement and need.
Emily is a senor member of the Wilbur Braughton Auxiliary Unit #611 of Stewardson.