Front Row: Anna Grace, Lauren Walsh, Shelby Jones, Kathleen Botterbush, Katie Hart
Middle Row: Peyton Kline, Andi Davis, Rebekah Johnes, Johnna Harshbarger, Keelie Stork
Back Row: Regina Guehlstorf, Caleb Currie, Jedidiah Eggering, Skylar Cribbett
The Illinois State Scholar's Program recognizes Illinois high school students for outstanding academic achievement and makes them eligible to receive the Merit Recognition Scholarship and the Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship.
Students ranked in the top ten percent of the state's high school graduating seniors are named Illinois State Scholars. They are chosen based on their grade point average and their ACT scores. Only students residing in Illinois are eligible for this honor.