Have you ever wondered what it's like to be a foreign language major, second major, minor, or double minor at Illinois State? A wide variety of students study languages. This page features the accomplishments of not only our very best students, but is also meant to provide an idea of what the typical language student's life is, both in the classroom, as well as in clubs, in community engagement, and study abroad.
As the highest honor that a student can receive at Illinois State, Languages, Literatures, and Cultures is proud to highlight the significant number of LAN majors that have been Bone Scholars over the years. Read more about the Bone Scholarship and the application process here.
|1967-1968||Harwood, Grace L.||Russian|
|1976-1977||Buehner, Heidrum M.||German|
|1982-1983||Anderson, Wallace||French and Biology|
|1986-1987||Wiese, Rebecca||Spanish and Economics|
|1987-1988||Fortin, Christel||French and International Business|
|1990-1991||Hanse, Keven Richard||German and History and Math|
|1991-1992||Ahlgrim, Kimberly||French and International Business|
|Rogers, Lance||French and Applied Computer Science|
|1995-1996||Schnorr, Cheyenne D.||Spanish Teacher Education|
|Warth, Anne Elizabeth||French and International Business|
|1999-2000||Klima, Donna Erlene||Spanish Teacher Education|
|2001-2001||Wagner, Emily May||Spanish|
|2008-2009||Trautwein, Sarah||French Teacher Education|
|2010-2011||Coker, Kelsey||Spanish and English|
|2011-2012||Kopp, Caitlin||Spanish and Anthropology|
|2015-2016||Karim, Elora||Spanish and English|
|2016-2017||Koszyk, Lauren||German and Music|
|Ott, Beau||Spanish and History|
|2017-2018||Walsh, Kiley||Spanish Teacher Education|
People major or minor in a foreign language for so many reasons, and benefit from it differently. Nothing is better than hearing straight from the student what their experience is. Read below to find out. Want to share your story? Complete our Student Story Submission form.