Joseph Miller, son of David and Sandra Scallion of Aurora, was awarded the Outstanding Major in Writing Award during Honors Day May 13 at North Central College in Naperville.
A senior, Joseph is majoring in English: writing at North Central College. He is a graduate of Wakefield Junior-Senior High School.
Joseph presented his project, titled “The Living Dead as Individuals: A Candid Look at the Evolution of the Zombie,” at the 26th Annual Meeting of the Society for Literature, Science and the Arts in 2012 held in Milwaukee. An active member of the creative writing club, Joseph writes primarily fiction works based on his work experience and his time in the military. He is a staff member at the North Central Review, the College’s literary magazine, and The Kindling, the College’s humor magazine.
His name has regularly appeared on the Dean’s List.