Shelbyville Daily Union


August 1, 2011

Lake Land College TRiO graduates earn honors

SHELBYVILLE, IL. — Twenty-one students, were honored at the TRiO annual Spring Recognition Banquet.

 “This ceremony formally recognizes the success of students at Lake Land College that are proud participants in the college’s Student Support Services program,” Marko Mohlenhoff, director TRiO student support services, said.

Thirteen out of the 21 students graduated with a cumulative 3.0 GPA. These students were: Reginald Collins, Mattoon; Bessie Davis, Charleston; Norma Habing, Effingham; Samanthia Hall, Casey; Amber Hood, Shelbyville; Megan Johnson, Lakewood; Samantha Tilford, Windsor; Suzanne Walker, Windsor; Devan Washburn, Casey; Calvin York, Windsor; Smudde and Williams.

Williams, along with Angela Gordon, Casey; Linda Wemple, Tower Hill; Keith Bodeker, Altamont; and Marilyn Menser, Casey all received TRiO Grant Scholarships.

“I think this ceremony sends a clear message about how powerful and effective the federal Education Department’s TRiO programs are in positively impacting the nation at the level of our local communities,” Mohlenhoff said.

The following area graduates were recognized:

Amber Hood, Shelbyville

Megan Johnson, Lakewood

Susan Reber, Shelbyville

Samantha Tilford, Windsor

Suzanne Walker, Windsor

Calvin York, Windsor

TRiO Student Support Services provides motivation and academic support, while fostering a campus climate supportive of student success. Services include assistance with basic college requirements, including information on transferring to four-year institutions.

To be learn more about the TRiO Progam and eligibility, visit or contact Mohlenhoff at (217) 234-5441 or by e-mail at

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