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ACTIVITY: University of Illinois-Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Taylor Huber of Quincy was part of a five-member team from the University of Illinois-Springfield's Clinical Laboratory Science Program that took first place in the Student Bowl competition at the annual American Society for Clinical L

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SCHOLARSHIP: Outstanding Catholic Female

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Each year the Springfield Diocesan Council of Catholic Women awards $500 Scholarships to five Outstanding Catholic Female High School Seniors. The five girls were chosen from a field of 78 and include Renee Cafun, daughter of Joselyn S

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DEAN'S LIST: Harding University

SEARCY, Ark. -- More than 1,300 students were included on the Harding University dean's list for the spring 2017 semester. To be eligible, a student must be carrying 12 or more hours with a 3.65 or higher grade-point average and no incompletes. Local stude

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ACTIVITY: Central College

PELLA, Iowa -- Central College student Kayla Bagby of Quincy presented research during the spring Undergraduate Research Symposium. Bagby was one of more than 200 Central students invited to show off their research and projects in a variety of disciplines.

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INDUCTION: Central Methodist University

FAYETTE, Mo. -- Rachel Buyck of Liberty, Ill., recently became part of the honor society Alpha Lambda Delta at Central Methodist University. To become a member at CMU, students must be in the top 10 percent of their freshman class by grade point average.

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HONORS: Western Illinois University

MACOMB, Ill. -- Several area students will be honored during Western Illinois University's spring 2017 Academic Honors Convocation at 2 p.m. May 12. A Departmental Scholar is an outstanding degree candidate in an academic major as determined by the faculty

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AWARD: John Wood Community College

QUINCY Faith Mountain of Mount Sterling and Robert Bretzing-Tungate of Quincy were named to this year's Illinois Community College Board All-State Academic Team and nominated for the 2017 USA TODAY All-USA Community College Academic Team. The award hono

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HONOR: Cornwell named Unity Student of the Month

Dylan Cornwell, 17, the son of Aaron and Tracy Cornwell, was named Unity High School's April 2107 Student of the Month. Dylan has played football all four years and was selected to The Quincy Herald-Whig All-Area and the WIVC-All Conference team as an of

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AWARD: Culver-Stockton College

CANTON, MO. -- Breanne Begeman of Mendon, Ill., a senior at Culver-Stockton College, has been named a 2016-17 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete for the second year. In order to be nominated, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.

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SCHOLARSHIPS: Unity High School

GOLDEN, Ill. -- Kiersten Pratt of Unity High School has received $2,500 in scholarship money through Adams Telephone Co-Operative and Foundation for Rural Service. Pratt was selected as a national recipient for the FRS scholarship, which selected 47 applic