February 14, 2006

Distinguished Senior Award nominations sought

by Greg Scott

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- The Southern Illinois University Alumni Association and Student Alumni Council are accepting applications for the 25 Most Distinguished Senior Awards.

The Distinguished Senior Award is bestowed on graduating students who have made significant contributions to the University during their undergraduate careers. Recipients are honored for enriching the campus, participation in curricular and extra curricular activities, and individual achievements. Award winners and their families will be honored at a dinner, hosted by the SIUC Chancellor's Office, SIU Alumni, and Student Alumni Council, on April 8.

Eligibility requirements include a minimum 3.0 overall grade point average, and a graduation date in 2006.

Applications are due Friday, March 10, and are available at www.siualumni.com/25mds. For more information, contact the SIU Alumni Association at 618/453-2417.