Distinguished Senior Awards
The most distinguished seniors at EIU are individuals who have enriched the university community with their active involvement in all facets of campus life. The Distinguished Senior Awards recognizes those who have demonstrated outstanding character and leadership through academic achievement, campus and community involvement, and/or extra-curricular honors or awards.
To apply for this honor, students must meet the following criteria:
- Must be graduating in the Spring, Summer, or Fall 2013.
- Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
Eligible students may either apply or be nominated.
- Students may apply by submitting this online application form.
- Anyone within the EIU community (faculty, staff, alumni, parents, etc.) may nominate a student by submitting this online nomination form.
The deadline to apply/nominate is Wednesday, March 20, 2013.
Award Selection and Presentation
Up to 25 recipients will be chosen and recognized during a luncheon held in their honor on Saturday, April 27, 2013. More information will be sent to those selected the second week in April.
Back Row (L to R): Tori Rehahn, Aaron Wiessing, Kayla Wagner, Ryan Plunkett, Mitchell Cronk, Kristen Debnar, Colleen O'Sullivan, Dana Browne, Julie Martin, Abigail Feldman and Stephanie Sorrentino
Front Row (L to R): Aseret Gonzalez, Lauren Gallick, Stephanie Cascio, Jonathan Boudreau, Kimberly Simon, Hillary Blake and Brittany Wallace
Not pictured: Bricen Hakeman, Abigail Lee, Hayley Pieper, Allison Salo, Bridget Sanchez, Emily Thompson and Margaret Xenakis
The 25 recipients were recognized during a luncheon held on Saturday, April 28, 2012.