First-Year Scholars

Meral Aycicek

Meral Aycicek

Major

Undeclared

Hometown

Mount Prospect, IL

High School

Northside College Prep

Significant Activities

- University of Illinois Women's Club Lacrosse Team
- Writer for the Daily Illini
- Turkish Club President
- Interned in Washington D.C. at Turkic American Alliance and Congressman Henry Cuellar's Office (Summer 2015)

Jacob Ebens

Jacob Ebens

Major

Business (Unassigned)

Hometown

Oregon, IL

High School

Oregon High School

Significant Activities

- Business Honors Program
- New Member of Phi Gamma Nu Professional Business Fraternity
- "No Strings Attached" A Cappella Member

 

Kayla Guo

Major

Media and Cinema Studies

Hometown

Vernon Hills, IL

High School

Adlai Stevenson High School

Significant Activities

 

Robert Mitchell

Robert Mitchell

Major

Accounting

Hometown

DeKalb, IL

High School

DeKalb High School

Significant Activities

Business Honors Program (Class of 2020)
- Member of Phi Gamma Nu professional business fraternity
- Member of the Campus Honors Advisory Committee

Jacey Schick

Jacey Schick

Major

Crop Sciences

Hometown

Morton, IL

High School

Morton High School

Significant Activities

- Intern at Bottom Line Solutions, LLC
- Chemistry REACT Program

Anusha Thotakura

Anusha Thotakura

Major

Political Science

Hometown

Palatine, IL

High School

William Fremd High School

Significant Activities

- Social Chair for Model United Nations
- Illini Democrats

Christian Williams

Major

Mechanical Engineering

Hometown

Park Forest, IL

High School

Rich East High School

Significant Activities

 

Eugene Yoon

Major

Chemical Engineering

Hometown

Lemont, IL

High School

Lemont Township High School

Significant Activities