Morris high school grad earns scholarship to SIU Carbondale

CARBONDALE – Kellen Bernickus of Morris is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship at Southern Illinois University Carbondale for the fall 2014 semester.

Scholarships are based on academic merit and potential for superior achievement in college.

Bernickus, who will graduate in May 2014 from Morris Community High School, is the daughter of Marcy and Rick Bernickus of Morris.

She is a member of the National Honor Society, and involved with Family, Community and Career Leaders of America. She also plays softball.

Bernickus plans to major in radiologic sciences at SIU Carbondale.

For information, visit or contact the Academic Scholarship Office at 618-453-4628.