March 03, 2005

Nominations sought for senior awards

by Tara Koosak

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- The Student Alumni Council and SIU Alumni Association are accepting applications for the 25 Most Distinguished Senior awards.

The program honors 25 Southern Illinois University Carbondale seniors whose involvement in campus activities enriched the University.

Recipients will be honored at a banquet in April, co-hosted by the Office of the Chancellor, SIU Alumni Association and Student Alumni Council. They will also receive a first-year complimentary SIU Alumni Association membership.

Those who wish to apply for this honor must be seniors graduating in the spring, summer or fall of 2005 and have a minimum 3.0 overall grade point average. Applications are available online at The application deadline is Friday, March 11.

For more information, contact the SIU Alumni Association at 618/453-2417.