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Milton Awarded Centennial Honors Scholarship

February 7, 2019

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MACOMB, IL – Morris Community High School senior Michael Milton, of Dwight, IL, has been selected for Western Illinois University's Centennial Honors Scholarship, which awards $10,000 per year to academically high-achieving students.

High school students with an ACT score of 30 or higher (or SAT equivalent of 1360), and a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, are eligible for the scholarship.

Milton plans to major in biochemistry.

"WIU is a good, affordable university which is also in state and not too far from home," said Milton.

After graduation, Milton is looking into a medical career.

For more information about the Centennial Honors Scholarship, contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at (309) 298-3100.

Additional scholarship opportunities can be found by visiting

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