Sarah Scanlin was honored with the 2011 Outstanding Student in Secondary Education Award during Honors Day May 17 at North Central College.
Scanlin is a graduating senior majoring in biology with a minor in secondary education. While at North Central she was inducted into the Illinois Mu Chapter of Chi Alpha Sigma, a national honor society that recognizes student-athletes with high academic and high athletic achievement. She competed with North Central's women's cross country team.
Scanlin spoke at an interdisciplinary chemistry/biology seminar and participated in the school’s College Scholars Honors Program. She is a graduate of Lincoln-Way East High School in Frankfort.