LLC accepting applications for Honors Program

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MATTOON - Lake Land College officials say applications for the Honors Program for the 2015-2016 school year are now being accepted.

According to LLC Honors Program Advisor Aaron Hale, the program is an "excellent opportunity for students" to not only challenge themselves academically, but to also earn an honors designation on their transcripts.  In order to earn the designation, students must complete a minimum of four honors-level courses.

In order to be accepted into the program, freshmen must pursue an associate degree at Lake Land College, as well as have graduated in the top 10 percent of their class, have a composite ACT score of at least 26, or have a composite 3.5 GPA on a four-point square or equivalent.  Current students must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 after completing at least 12 semester hours at Lake Land, and must be enrolled in an associate degree program.

Applications must be submitted by September 25.  For more information, call (217) 234-5044 or email

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