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University bestows academic laurels for 2013-14 school year . . .

Posted: May 13th, 2014

ACADEMIC HONORS – Lake Superior State University summa cum laude graduates receive recognition during a commencement morning breakfast on May 3 in Sault Ste Marie, Mich. In front from left are Kathy Culbertson (Indian River, Mich.), accounting/business administration; Katherine Drockton (Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.) psychology; Jennifer Dawson (Petoskey, Mich.), accounting/business administration; Dorothy O'Brien (Alanson, Mich.), early childhood education; Haleigh Edgar (Tecumseh, Mich.), biology; Marily Galloway (Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.), political science; John Griffioen (Portage, Mich.), biology; Aaron Kitscher (Petoskey, Mich.), liberal studies; Douglas Leonhardt (Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.) accounting; Brittany Loca (Alanson, Mich.), social studies; and Amanda McPherson ( Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.), liberal arts. Second row from left are Alex Zimmerman (Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.), geology; Kaytlin Mason (Gaylord, Mich.), accounting/business administration; Chad Markham (Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.), criminal justice; Brian Parkham (Spruce, Mich), electrical engineering; Adam Point (St. Clair Shores, Mich.), environmental science; and Rose Scheid (Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.), political science. Not pictured are Joseph Sterritt (Twin Lake, Mich; biochemistry); Jared Smith (Corunna, Ont.; criminal justice), Sarah Graham (Vulcan, Mich.; criminal justice); and Kyle Demeuse (Escanaba, Mich.; computer networking). (LSSU/John Shibley)

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EXTRA WORK, EXTRA HONOR – Lake Superior State University Honors program student Rose Scheid shares some remarks at the podium as fellow Honors student Kalie Tyree looks on from right a during commencement day breakfast on May 3 in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. Honors students must graduate with a minimum grade point average of 3.5 and complete 21 Honors credits, including a senior-year honors thesis reviewed and approved by a council of five faculty members. Scheid is from Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.; Tyree, from East Jordan, Mich. Both graduated with honors in political science. Run a Web search on "LSSU Honors program" for details. (LSSU/John Shibley)

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ADVISING EXCELLENCE – Lake Superior State University athletic training professor Joe Susi accepts the fifth annual LSSU's Excellence in Academic Advising Award from Rachel Morairty, a student who Susi teaches and advises. The award was established in 2010 by LSSU's Retention Committee to encourage and reward excellence in academic advising. In selecting a recipient, the committee considered interpersonal skills; a caring, helpful attitude toward advisees, faculty and staff; availability; frequency of contact with advisees; ability to build strong relationships with advisees; monitoring of student progress toward academic and career goals; and availability for reference/recommendation letters for students. Susi got his bachelor's from Ohio Northern University in 1988, a master's from Indiana University in 1989, and a doctorate from Michigan State University in 2010. Morairty is an Outstanding Athletic Training Graduate from Orangeville, Calif. Standing right is Karen Johnston, director of advising, retention, and orientation. (Photo by John Shibley)

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PHIL HART SCHOLARS – This year's class of Lake Superior State University Philip A. Hart Scholars garner recognition during a morning breakfast before commencement on May 3 in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. Phil Hart served Michigan in the U.S. Senate between 1958 and 1976. For Senator Hart, politics was also the noble art of governing, and governing was about building a better future for our children and our children's children. He earned the title of "conscience of the Senate" from colleagues due to the way he conducted politics. Since inception in 1977, more than 130 Hart scholarships have been awarded to LSSU students who have gone on to become doctors, teachers, engineers, nurses and executives in the world of business. From left to right are Sara Dimick (fisheries and wildlife management; Rogers City, Mich.), Corey Crane (natural resources technology/parks and recreation, Kent, Mich.); and LSSU Vice President for Enrollment Services William Eilola, who administers the Hart scholarship. (LSSU/John Shibley)

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CONTACTS: John Shibley, e-mail, 906-635-2314; Tom Pink, e-mail, 635-2315.


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