October 29, 2016 – Congratulations to Alec Lueders, 5th year senior and Drumline Section Leader, who was named the 2016 recipient of the annual Illini Drumline Scholarship. Once again we had some outstanding applicants, all very deserving of this prestigious award. Our sincere thanks to Alec for his time, dedication, and talents shared with the Marching Illini for the past five seasons. Congratulations! If you are interested in contributing to the Illini Drumline Scholarship Fund, please contact the Bands office at 217-333-3025.