ROCK ISLAND, IL (08/10/2010)(readMedia)-- 85 Augustana students were honored recently at the Recognition of Student Honors Program. The annual ceremony highlights exceptional students from various academic departments through scholarships and awards.

Peter Wessels was awarded with the scholarship from the Business Administration department at Augustana College. The scholarship was established by Mrs. Thomas C. Montgomery in memory of her husband. The award is to be made annually, upon approval of the president and department heads, to students who exhibit academic achievement, integrity and disciplined effort in the pursuit of careers in the fields of economics and business administration. Wessels was also awarded with the Deere and Company Scholarship from the Accounting department. The scholarship is awarded from funds provided by the Deere Foundation. Wessels is a junior from Bettendorf, IA majoring in business administration-advising and accounting.

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