Collins gets award at EIU

Lakeside Lutheran High School graduate Ella Collins received a scholar-athlete award last week.

Collins, a junior outside hitter for Eastern Illinois University, was selected as the Panthers scholar-athlete of the week. Collins, who is studying political science, averages 2.6 kills per set, good for third on the team, has a 4.0 GPA and is a two-time recipient of the Ohio Valley Conference Academic Medal of Honor.