Elizabeth Linning, daughter of Robert and Catherine Linning of Crystal Lake, Ill., was awarded the Outstanding Major in Elementary Education Award during Honors Day May 14 at North Central College.
A senior, Linning is majoring in elementary education at North Central College. Her name has regularly appeared on the Dean’s List.
She’s been actively involved in tutoring refugee children as part of a local school’s service learning program and in North Central’s Junior/Senior Scholars program, a college readiness program for students in high-need schools. She is a graduate of Crystal Lake South High School.
Linning has been offered a position teaching fourth grade at the Fred Rodgers Magnet Academy in East Aurora in fall 2013.