Local students earn Presidential Scholarships to North Central College

By on September 22, 2012

NAPERVILLE, Ill.—Melissa Schmidt, an Elburn resident and Kaneland High School graduate majoring in elementary education, and Lauren Companiott, a Sugar Grove resident and Kaneland High School graduate majoring in psychology, recently earned Presidential Scholarships to North Central College, awarded to academically talented and highly motivated students.

The Presidential Scholarship is the top merit-based scholarship at North Central College and is offered to less than 15 percent of the incoming class. The scholarship is based on a combination of a student’s high school grade-point average from core academic classes and ACT/SAT test scores and is renewable for up to four years.