The Illinois Student Assistance Commission announced the names of the 2017-18 Illinois State Scholars. This year’s recipients join the ranks of other exceptional Illinois high school students honored with this prestigious designation.
First introduced in 1958, Illinois State Scholars are recognized for their superior academic achievement. State Scholars rank in approximately the top ten percent of high school seniors from 765 high schools across the state. Honorees are chosen based on a combination of exemplary ACT or SAT test scores and sixth semester class rank.
This year’s Rock Island High School honorees are:
Pictured LtoR: Dr. Mike Oberhaus (Superintendent), Kylie Wymer, Joshua Teggatz, Alexandria Sierens, Alek Jacobs, Elisabeth Hoeper, Alexandra Axup, Asrielle Allen, Linda Dothard (Board of Education President), Eric Moore (RIHS Principal).