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Evans Awarded Centennial Honors Scholarship

December 18, 2012

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MACOMB, IL – Carrollton High School senior Tyler Evans has been selected for Western Illinois University's Centennial Honors Scholarship, which covers four years of tuition, fees and a residence hall room at the school.

High school students with an ACT score of 32 or higher and a grade point average of 3.5 or higher are eligible for the scholarship.

At WIU, Evans plans to major in computer science.

"At Western they definitely try to help you out as much as they can," Evans said. "They'll make sure you get in the right courses and will help you pay for it as much as they can."

In high school, Evans participated in football, wrestling, track, scholastic bowl, robotics and the National Honor Society.

For more information about the Centennial Honors Scholarship, contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at (309) 298-3100, or email Additional scholarship opportunities can be found by visiting

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