2015 Winter Outing


Winter Outing celebrates Scholar success

Highlights from the 63rd Annual Winter Outing

The 63rd annual Evans Scholars Winter Meeting, held Saturday, Feb. 7 at Quarles & Brady LLP, featured addresses by the 14 Evans Scholars Chapter presidents and the results of the New Scholar Academic Competition.

The Roland F. "Mac" McGuigan Academic Trophy was awarded to the New Scholar class with the highest GPA for the fall 2014 semester. With a 3.67 GPA, the Northwestern University New Scholars won the coveted award. Eleven of the Program's other New Scholar classes also received above a 3.0 GPA.

At the annual Evans Scholars Basketball Tournament, held this year at the University of Illinois Chicago, the Evans Scholars from University of Illinois bested the field to win the men's tournament, while Scholars from the University of Wisconsin won the women's tournament. The Evans Scholars Golf Ball was held at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.



Roland F. "Mac" McGuigan Academic Trophy

New Scholars from Northwestern University won the the McGuigan Trophy with 3.67 GPA!

View the full story on the Academic Competition.


2015 Winter Outing Photo Gallery

Check out the 2015 Winter Outing photos here!

Chapter Presidents' speeches

The 14 outgoing Evans Scholars Chapter presidents provided updates on their accomplishments from the past year and reflected on what the Scholarship has meant to them.

Read their speeches here.