2015 Scholarship Winner Named

The Twin Cities Illini Club awarded its annual scholarship to an Andover, MN student. Given to an incoming University of Illinois freshman, the scholarship recognizes outstanding academic and extracurricular achievements.

The Twin Cities Illini Club board is pleased to announce Jonathan Mullen as the 2015 recipient of the club scholarship. A graduate of Andover High School, Jonathan will attend the University of Illinois this fall.

Jonathan excelled in his academic and extracurricular efforts in high school. A member of the National Honor Society and math team, Jonathan also was named to the varsity soccer and tennis teams. He participated in jazz band as well as in the solo/ensemble program and the pep and concert bands. Recently Jonathan achieved the rank of Eagle Scout and was recognized as an Eagle Scout Scholar and Order of the Arrow recipient.

Since 2008, the Twin Cities Illini Club has presented $1,000 scholarships to outstanding area students who plan to attend the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The scholarship award is funded by donations and fees generated by club activities, and the annual scholarship is contingent on available club funds. Each year, requests for application go out in early May to Minnesota students who have been accepted to the U. of I., and scholarship recipients are announced the following summer.

For more information on the scholarship, visit the club Scholarship General Information page or contact Scholarship Chair Steve Russell at TCIlliniClub@gmail.com.