Hononegah Student Graduating with Major Academic Achievements

By: WIFR Newsroom
By: WIFR Newsroom

ROCKTON (WIFR) – A Hononegah student with major academic achievements is graduating this year.

In addition to earning a perfect score of 36 on his ACT and an overall GPA of 4.9135, Samuel Collins was chosen for the Chicago Tribune All-State Academic Team and received the Richard L. Fairgrieves Memorial Scholarship.

Samuel was also one of 26 students named to the 2014 Illinois High School Association’s All-State Academic team and the second Hononegah student in the past eight years to receive this recognition.

He was also the team captain in both track and soccer and has been a member of the Scholastic Bowl, WYSE team,and Math Club. He was also a NIC-10 scholar athlete for the 2012-2013 season. Collins is also ranked as first in his graduating class of 524 students.

Samuel will head to Notre Dame in the fall and plans to pursue a career in math and science.

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