Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Student gets Lincoln award.(Reach Out)

Byline: Around Town LIZ OTERO VALLEJOS

Sara Garcia of Albuquerque was presented with the Order of Lincoln by the Lincoln Academy of Illinois. Garcia is a senior at MacMurray College in Jacksonville, Ill.

The award recognizes academic excellence and is given to only one member of the senior class of each four-year, degree-granting college in the state.

Garcia received the award Oct. 25 from Illinois Gov. George H. Ryan.

She is majoring in special education and Spanish and has a 4.0 GPA. Garcia is also involved in several campus organizations in member and officer roles.

Garcia is the daughter of Larry S.D. and Laurie G. Garcia of Albuquerque. …

Log in to your account to read this article – and millions more.