Bay College announces winter graduates, dean’s list

ESCANABA — Bay de Noc Community College announces the names of students who completed all of the requirements for an associate degree orcertificate during the winter semester.

Associate in arts degree

Carney — Lauren Murray;

Daggett– Tristan Kuntze, Alexis Wery;

Iron Mountain — Samantha Zander;

Norway — Deborah Davis, Joshua Racine;

Powers — Nadine Barry.

Art and design

Carney — Janel Dani;

Felch — Lexi Steele;

Kingsford — Jeffrey Gurchinoff;

Business administration

Norway — Katy Nelson;

Powers — Lexi Cryderman.

Criminal justice

Carney — Andrea Dani;

Norway — Katlyn Roberts;

Quinnesec — Jessica Babb;

Vulcan — Shelby Foley.

Associate in applied science degree


Crystal Falls — Tabitha Guzman;

Iron Mountain — Ava Hawthorne, Miranda Neumann.


Crystal Falls — Tabitha Guzman;

Foster City — Kimberly Cary;

Iron Mountain — Jeffery Mattord;

Kingsford — Daniel Etersky.

Computer information systems: software/network support

Iron Mountain — Rod Westcott;

Norway — Alec Langer.

Computer network systems and security

Iron Mountain — Casey Czernek.


Norway — Summer Meyer.

Early childhood care and education

Florence — Kelsey Rogers;

Kingsford — Jamie Clarke, Hallie Wendt.

General studies

Kingsford — Jared Whisler.

Law enforcement

Pembine — Amber Bigelow.


Kingsford — Molly Kuchinski.

Mechatronics and robotics systems

Powers — Joshua Gorzinski.


Crystal Falls — Brandi Wilson;

Florence — Valerie Backus;

Hermansville — Brittany Loomis;

Iron Mountain — Sarah Gakstatter

Office systems/administrative assistant

Iron Mountain — Leah Christian.

Office systems/medical office specialist

Iron Mountain — Beth Sisco.


Powers — Logan Triest.

Water resource management

North Branch — Amber Ondrajka.



Foster City — Kimberly Cary.

Computer applications

Kingsford — Ronald Axberg.

Correctional officer

Crystal Falls — Adam Hilberg;

Quinnesec — Jessica Babb.

Early childhood care and education

Florence — Kelsey Rogers.

Emergency medical technician-basic

Carney — Melissa Leiphart;

Daggett — Brytnie Moffatt;

Iron River — Joshua Bridges.

Entrepreneurial small business

Foster City — Kimberly Cary.

Health careers

Iron River — Emily Fortin;

Norway — Taylor Hulce.

Practical nurse

Stambaugh — Georgia Recla.

Practical nursing

Carney — Kelli DuPont;

Iron Mountain — Necia Lessard;

Powers — Jessica DuBois.


Iron Mountain — Matthew Boersma;

Kingsford — Lucus Schoen, Dayten LaBonte.


Bay de Noc Community College announced the names of the students who have earned recognition and membership to the dean’s list for attainment of scholarly excellence during the Winter 2017 Semester.

To be selected for the dean’s list, a student must earn a 3.50 grade point average out of a possible 4.00, and must have completed 12 or more credit hours of college classes.  Attainment of the minimum selection standard of 3.50 or better is significant achievement representing the best that can be expected of a college student.

Those students with a 4.0 grade point average are:

Channing — Lee Anne Jauquet;

Crystal Falls — Brandon Kinnunen;

Iron Mountain — Edon Feurstock, Ava Hawthorne, Joanne Morin, Kelly Stankevich;

Kingsford — Forrest Nelson;

Niagara, Wis. — Amanda Fankhauser, Alyssa Plemel;

Powers — Samantha Cryderman, Riley O’Neil.

Those students who received a 3.50 to 3.99 grade point average are:

Caspian — Carly Rushford, Andrew Uren;

Channing — Luke Peterson;

Crystal Falls — Kyle Soderberg;

Daggett — David Hartges, Tristan Kuntze, Brytnie Moffatt;

Felch — Casey LaPlaunt, Lexi Steele;

Hermansville — Austin Gurgall, Casey Newsome;

Iron Mountain — Danita Armstrong, Reid Berndt, Desirae Bottesi, Sierra Fayas, Victoria Peterson, Rachel Plonke, Lindsey Tousignant;

Kingsford — Jamie Clarke, Zack Hamacher, Ashley Holcomb, Karina Marcell, Giovanni Pedrotti;

Loretto — Austin Guiliani;

Niagara, Wis. — Noah Farrell;

Norway — Kimberly Thomas;

Powers — Dayten LaBonte;

Quinnesec — Lauren Tregillis.


Maria T. Langsford of Iron Mountain was among the 232 students who completed their degree requirements at Mount Mary University and graduated at the conclusion of the spring 2017 semester.

She received her master of business administration.


Michigan State University in Lansing has released its spring semester dean’s list.

The dean’s list honors all full-time undergraduates in the University who earn a 3.50 or better grade-point average for the courses totaling 12 or more credits for a given semester and for which grades have been recorded under the numerical grading system.

Local students include:

Iron mountain — Jake Cousineau, Annika Erickson, Cassie Feira, Kristen Gendron, Miranda Kashian, Bailey Lundholm, Patrick Merkel, Logan Ryan, Cassandra Secinaro, Olivia Truscott;

Kingsford — Jacob Allen, Lauren Champion, Danna Johnston, Libby Lee, Mercedes Tappy;

Norway — Jason Hart;

Caspian — Marissa Jacks;

Iron River — Olivia Han.


The following individuals from your area are among 3,400 prospective candidates for degree attending University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee commencement exercises Sunday, May 21, in Milwaukee.

Iron River — Taylor Gustafson Miilu, College of Nursing, BS – bachelor of science

Kingsford — Hillary Lin Chapman, College of Letters and science, MS – master of Science


Sophia Winkowitsch resident of Felch has been named to spring 2017 dean’s list at Berea College. A student is named to the dean’s list who achieves a GPA of 3.4 or higher while passing at least 4 total credits, a course load equivalent to 16 semester hours.


The University of Wisconsin-Madison has recognized students named to the dean’s list for the spring semester of the 2016-2017 academic year.

Students who achieve at a high level academically are recognized by the dean at the close of each semester. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, students must complete a minimum of 12 graded degree credits in that semester. Each university school or college sets its own GPA requirements for students to be eligible to receive the distinction. Most call the honor “dean’s list,” but some grant the “dean’s honor list” and “dean’s high honor list.”

Local students:

Niagara, Wis. —  Myah Anderson, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, Dean’s List; Katelyn Steeno, College of Letters and Science, dean’s list.