Political Science Congressional Interns receive scholarships

NIU's Gary Timmins, Jr. wins the Hon. Paul Simon Award

The four Northern Illinois University Politcal Science students who interned this past summer in Washington, D.C., were recipients of Illinois State Society scholarships.  

Gary Timmins, Jr. received the Society’s highest honor, the Hon. Paul Simon Award.  This award is given to the top intern from Illinois, selected from a pool of at least 50 Illinois college students who worked in D.C. this summer.  Also awarded scholarships were Tyler Carolan, C.J. Compher and Jesse Ruter.  Congratulations to our outstanding Washington, D.C. Congressional Interns!