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Lemont High School sees 50 seniors named as Illinois State Scholars


A total of 50 Lemont High School seniors have been tabbed as Illinois State Scholars by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC). More than 19,000 students from across Illinois were honored with this prestigious award this year.

The school’s record for honorees came a year ago, when 60 students from the Class of 2016 were tabbed as Illinois State Scholars.

Illinois State Scholars honorees represent approximately the top 10 percent of the state’s high school seniors, representing more than 750 high schools from across the state. Selection is based on SAT or ACT scores and class rank (if applicable) at the end of the student’s junior year. High school guidance counselors work with ISAC to determine the winners.

Illinois State Scholar recognition does not include a monetary award, but winners may use the distinction on applications for college admission and scholarships. Both students and their parents are encouraged to visit the ISAC Web site (link below) for more information about available college financial assistance programs.

Illinois Student Assistance Commission Web site

Lemont High School honorees this year include: Lauren Adell, Mira Antonopoulos, Suha Asadullah, Megan Atherton, Devin Becker, Jordan Brown, Kristin Burke, Armand Cantu, Emie Choquette, Gillian Connolly, Abigail Dasbach, Sarah Ferriter, Madison Filippini, Samantha Galinsky, Sarah Hagen, McKenna Harbison, Anna Ignarski, Claudia Jazowski, Natasha Joseph, Aidan Korte, Daniel Kwiatkowski, Madeline LeBeck, Jack Lindsay, Faraz Longi, Michael Lyewski, Rahil Makadia, Matas Maleiska, Christopher McAdam, Natalie McCastland, Marius Mereckis, Heather Miller, Addison Moran, Melissa Moravek, Shannon O’Donnell, Saray Patino, Christopher Paulius, Luke Pawlak, Matas Rasikas, Tyler Reaves, Samantha Schoell, Siena Schuth, James Sliwa, Zachary Swartz, Lauren Totura, Gianna Tunzi, Kess Turner, Kevin Tuscher, Daniel Vera, Matthew Waynick, Alissa Zeglen

The Illinois Student Assistance Commission provides students of all ages and backgrounds with the resources and support to obtain financial aid for higher education. A state agency, ISAC has paved the path to postsecondary education with innovative programs for nearly 60 years.

For more information, contact Director of School and Community Relations Tony Hamilton at (630) 243-3280.
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