Congratulations to E.I.U. Communication Studies major Kallie Middleton of Casey, who’s the winner of a national scholarship for students interested in radio broadcasting. Kallie is the recipient of a $10,000 scholarship presented by the international music licensing company SESAC through the International Broadcasters IdeaBank, which is an organization of commercial radio broadcasting owners and managers.
Kallie will graduate from Eastern in May 2015 with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies. She was nominated for the scholarship through her work at Cromwell Radio Group in Mattoon. Kallie currently can be heard on the Night Party on 104.3 the Party and 101.3 WMCI. Kallie is also a teacher’s aide in the Radio and TV Department at Lake Land College. She gives her time to Special Olympics of Illinois, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Casey Westside Church of Christ.
Kallie is pictured above with Bayard “Bud” Walters, owner of the Cromwell Radio Group, and Dr. Blair Lord, Provost of Eastern Illinois University.