June 13, 2006
Kaile Horn wins College of Science scholarship. CARBONDALE, Ill. -- A Southern Illinois native is the winner of the Pi Kappa Sigma Alumnae Scholarship through Southern Illinois University Carbondale's College of Science.
Kaile Jean Horn, of Chester (1307 Knott St.), will receive $500 toward her education costs for the fall 2006 semester at SIUC. The University makes the award to incoming freshman female students based on their academic records and activities during high school.
The daughter of Patsie Lindsey of Chester and David Horn of Carbondale, she plans to study biology as a pre-medical student at SIUC.
A graduate of Chester High School, her academic honors include appointment as an Illinois State Scholar and to the Southern Illinois Society of Achievement. She also won a President's Education Award, Elks Student of Month award and was a high honor roll student. She was an award-winning member of the school band and won several awards for drama, including Outstanding Female Characterization for the musical "Copacabana" in 2006.
The Pi Kappa Sigma Alumnae Scholarship is renewable for spring 2007 and subsequent semesters, provided the student maintains a 3.0 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) and continues as a major within the College of Science.
Promoting excellence in undergraduate academics is among the goals of Southern at 150: Building Excellence Through Commitment, the blueprint the University is following as it approaches its 150th anniversary in 2019.