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Lindholm Awarded Centennial Honors Scholarship

January 15, 2013

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MACOMB, IL – Moline High School senior Samantha Lindholm 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, Lindholm plans to major in special education.

Lindholm said she chose Western because it offers a good academic program in her major and is close to home.

In high school, Lindholm was a member of her school's softball team.

After graduation from Western, Lindholm would like to become a special education teacher.

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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