IRON MOUNTAIN - University officials have announced that more than 3,992 students received Academic Honors for the fall semester at Ferris State University, and Kendall College of Art and Design.
To be eligible for Academic Honors, undergraduate students must have accumulated at least a 3.5 GPA in no fewer than 12 credit hours of coursework at the 100 level or higher during the given semester, while part-time students must have accumulated at least 12 credit hours of graded coursework at the 100 level or higher with a 3.5 semester GPA and a 3.3 cumulative GPA.
Local students include on the list are:
Iron Mountain - Bridgette Cazzola, Tyler Chartier, Bradley Edlund, Andrea Forsberg, Carlie Gakstatter, Sarah Gakstatter, Luke Hartwig, Ashley Kleikamp, Stephen Laydon, Alexandra Lebo, Gabrielle Mathew, Ian Nagy, Eric Roath, Taylor Schettler;
Kingsford - Lindsey Brown;
Norway - Becky Brown, Josh DeMars, Samantha Guldswog, Michelle Hunt, Kristi Peroceschi;
Powers - Cassandra Kirschner;
Vulcan - Amanda Bedard, Rachel Bray, Gregory Schilz;
Iron River - Katie Abata, Dulcebelle Pearson, Fawn Rohde.
Casey F. Kick of Iron Mountain graduated Magna Cum Laude during the fall semester from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo.
She received a bachelor of science in engineering (chemical) chemical engineering: energy management and bachelor of science in engineering (paper) paper engineering: process.
Cammie Rose Antonetti of Kingsford has been named as an outstanding scholars and placed on the Dean's List for academic excellence during the fall semester at Carthage College.
Dean's List honors are accorded Carthage students who achieve a 3.5 grade point average while carrying at least 14 credit hours during a semester.
The University of Northwestern Ohio has acknowledge that Anthony Paupore of Kingsford and Andy Mattord of Iron Mountain have made the Dean's List for the February 2012 session in the College of Applied Technologies.
Full-time students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or better to be named to the Dean's List.
Janice Peterson of Kingsford graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Allied Health Sciences with a bachelor of science degree. She was also named to the Dean List for winter quarter 2011-12.
Daniel Starr of Iron Mountain recently graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University with a doctor in physical therapy from the College of Doctor in Physical Therapy.
Elizabeth Robbe of Crystal Falls was among more than 300 students who received diplomas at Marietta College's 175th graduation ceremony on May 13, in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center. Robbe completed requirements for her bachelor of science degree with a major in environmental science.
Robbe graduated Cum Laude.
Dr. Leonard (Randy) Randolph '65, a former Major General in the U.S. Air Force, delivered the commencement address to the class of 2012.
Local student Tyler Yake graduated cum laude from Albion College on May 5, receiving a degree in economics and management emphasis accounting, with a concentration in the Carl A. Gerstacker Institute for Business and Management. The honor of cum laude signifies that Yake graduated with a cumulative grade point average above 3.5.
A total of 377 students comprised Albion's class of 2012.
Tyler Yake is a graduate of Iron Mountain High School.
Nicole M. Oja of Hermansville graduated from Troy University with a master of business administration.
Krista Tuomela has been named to the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Dean's List for the spring semester 2012. Tuomela is enrolled in the pre-medicine program, majoring in biology, in the College of Biological Sciences.
She has also been awarded the Julia Andreen Grilly Undergraduate Research Scholarship in Molecular Biology.
Krista is the daughter of Bob and Mary Tuomela of Breitung Township.
Christine Jumper of Iron Mountain was among 136 students to receive their associate's degree at the University of Wisconsin-Waukesha's spring commencement.
Jumper, summa cum laude, was part of UW-Waukesha's largest graduating class in school history. The previous high, 107, was set in spring 2002.