NIU STUDENT RECEIVES HONOR
DE KALB-- Jason Montemayor of Fox Lake, Illinois received the Junior Enhancement Award from the University Honors Program at Northern Illinois University. This award honors a sophomore member of the Honors program who combines outstanding scholorship with involvement in a host of campus and services activities.
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Jason is a Political Science major with a 3.5 cumulative grade point average and serves as Outreach Coordinator of the Latino Resource Center's Adela de la Torre Honor Society, a member of NIU's Mock Trial Team, and member of the Political Science Student Advisorty Committee. He is a regular attendee at University Honors events, such Honor's develop ties with student-athletes. This summer Jason will be participating in NIU's Summer Congressional Intership in Washington, D.C. He will also server as the President of the Pre-Law Society during 2013-2014 academic year. His enthusiasm for University Honors is reflected in his positive attitude and tenacious work ethic.
Provost Ray Alden presented the award at a ceremony on April 22.
The University Honors Program offers enriched academic experiences and co-curricular opportunities for academically motivated and talented students who wish to enhance their college education. Composed of approximately 1,000 students from every college and undergraduate major, University Honors enjoys a rich 40-plus year tradition on campus.University Honors is a major Strategic Planning and Vision 2020 priority on campus with expanded resources, new program and initiatives, including more Honors-only courses.