Local Student, Allison Matt, Awarded Scholarship to Blackburn College

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

Allison Matt, daughter of Rob and Donna Matt, from Viola, was awarded the Trustee Scholarship from Blackburn College, Carlinville, IL. A Communications major, Matt has been accepted to Blackburn College for the 2012-13 academic year.

Founded in 1837, Blackburn College is a four-year, Presbyterian-related, co-educational liberal arts college located between Springfield, IL and St. Louis, MO. The College is one of just seven Work Colleges in the nation, and the only one with a student-managed Work Program. Blackburn combines a rigorous academic program with 11 NCAA Division III athletic teams, more than 30 campus clubs and student organizations, and a beautiful small-town campus. Blackburn's tuition is the lowest of all private, four-year residential colleges in Illinois and among the lowest in the United States.