JOLIET – The University of St. Francis recently announced that Irma Sandoval Vizcaino has been selected as a 2017 Student Laureate of the Lincoln Academy of Illinois.
Student Laureates are honored for their leadership and service in the pursuit of the betterment of humanity and for overall excellence in curricular and extracurricular activities.
Vizcaino is majoring in mathematics with a secondary education certification. She hopes to be a math teacher and help students develop a love for the subject.
She is a resident assistant and a member of the Kappa Delta Pi Education Honor Society, San Alberto Hurtado Latino Honor Society, Student Government Association and Unidos Vamos Alcanzar. She’s also involved with MERIT (Multicultural Education Recruitment in Teaching) Fellows and the Joliet Professional Development School Partnership.
On Nov. 11, Vizcaino attended the 43rd annual Student Laureate Award Ceremony, held in the Hall of Representatives of the Old State Capitol in Springfield.
For information, call 800-735-7500 or visit stfrancis.edu.