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Miller Awarded Centennial Honors Scholarship

December 4, 2013

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MACOMB, IL – Hononegah High School senior Margaret Miller, of Rockton, IL, 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.

Miller said she will likely major in psychology at Western.

"I selected Western because not only did it offer me this scholarship, it also offers me the chance to study forensic psychology," Miller said.

At Western, Miller said she hopes to participate Western's All Volunteer Effort (WAVE) activities, intramural sports, art or photography clubs, Study Abroad opportunities and internships.

In high school, Miller participated in soccer, cross country, her school's mentoring program, National Honor Society and Student Council.

After graduation from WIU, Miller plans to move on to graduate school and pursue a doctorate degree in psychology.

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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