Laura Ávila, daughter of Sergio and Maria Ávila of Des Plaines, was awarded the Outstanding Major in Social Science/History Award during Honors Convocation May 13 at North Central College in Naperville.
A senior, Laura is majoring in social science/history at North Central College. She is a graduate of Maine Township High School West.
As a student at North Central, Laura founded the North Central History Association and served as the association’s viceroy. She is a member of the history honor society Phi Alpha Theta and hopes to teach in a high-need school.
Her name has regularly appeared on the Dean’s List.