SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WIFR) -- Multiple college students from Rockford and Pecatonica were honored among the top college students in Illinois.
Nearly 60 students attending colleges and universities in Illinois were honored by The Lincoln Academy of Illinois during the annual Student Laureate Convocation in Springfield last weekend.
The stateline area students include:
-Lindy Jane Dokken from Rockford (Eastern Illinois University)
-Ian Joseph Pearson from Rockford (Northern Illinois University)
-Nathan Neal Alldritt from Pecatonica (Rockford University)
-Elena M. Wilson from Rockford (U. of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)
Each student was presented with a certificate of merit signed by the governor, a Lincoln medallion, and a $1,000 check.
Saturday, Nov. 16 marked the 45th year that The Lincoln Academy celebrated students’ excellence in Illinois.