Names in the News — Bay College announces dean’s list

IRON MOUNTAIN — Bay de Noc Community College has announced the students who have earned recognition to the dean’s list for the fall 2019 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-level classes for the semester. 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:

Florence, Wis. — Jeremiah Nanninga;

Hermansville — Austin Gurgall;

Iron Mountain — Daniel Harrington, Tatyana Johnson and Darin Smith;

Kingsford — Jacob Cherney, Richard Hall, Annie McCole and Tracy VanDusen;

Norway — Ryan Menard and Joshua Plante;

Pembine, Wis. — Summer Swick;

Vulcan — Carson Lagina.

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

Amasa — Tejai Kernats;

Channing — Scott Peterson and Tyler Roell;

Crystal Falls — Derek Maki;

Foster City — Dusty LaFave;

Hermansville — Anthony Grenier, Kaylee Hoffart and Macy Whitens;

Iron Mountain — Peter Elegeert, Rylee Palmer, and Justin Stankevich;

Kingsford — Hanna Bowles, Steven Jesseman, Nickolas McCole, Bridget Murphy, Mereta Post and Justin Vinge;

Niagara, Wis. — Hope Lantagne;

Norway — Cody Carlson, Jamie Tinti and Dane VanDenHeuvel;

Powers — Jade Fine;

Quinnesec — Lydia Decker;

Vulcan — Joseph Angeli, Austin Janssen and Jenna Johnson.


SAULT STE MARIE –Seven area residents have earned bachelor’s degrees from Lake Superior State University. Graduates achieved their degrees through LSSU’s Escanaba/ Iron Mountain Regional Center, which offers baccalaureate degree programs for students on Bay College campuses. Graduates are eligible to walk at commencement on May 2.

Graduating with a bachelor of science in business administration are Marissa Bazan from Iron Mountain; Dylan Bloniarz from Perronville; Molly Kuchinski from Iron Mountain; and Olivia Rivard from Wilson. In addition to the student’s baccalaureate degrees, Bazan and Bloniarz earned a concentration in management, while Kuchinski and Rivard earned minors in marketing.

Graduating with a bachelor’s of science in early childhood education are Michelle Dahl from Daggett; Sara Gill from Iron River; and Brianna Stevens from Gulliver. Dahl also earned a minor in sociology. Gill and Stevens also graduated with an associate degree in general studies with a behavioral science concentration.

Gill and Rivard graduated magna cum laude, earning a 3.70-3.89 cumulative grade point average on a 4.00 scale; and Bazan and Dahl graduated with cum laude honors, earning a 3.50-3.69 GPA.


OSHKOSH, Wis. –University of Wisconsin Oshkosh officials have announced students who qualified for the university dean’s list and honor roll in the fall of 2019 across its three campuses in Fond du Lac, the Fox Cities and Oshkosh.

To qualify for the honor roll on UW Oshkosh campuses, a student must take at least 12 credits and earn a grade-point average of at least 3.3 out of a possible 4.0. Those with a GPA of 3.75 or better qualify for the dean’s list.

Local students are:

Iron Mountain — Sydney Maher, honor roll;

Niagara, Wis. — Bailey Lamoreaux, honor roll; Cassandra Spigarelli, dean’s list;

Quinnesec — Travis Taff, honor roll


Kane Driscoll, a senior at Kingsford High School, will have a poem published in the next edition of “The Anthology of Poetry by Young Americans.”

According to their press release, “we review thousands of poems each year and only the most creative of those are chosen for publication.”

Kane is the son of Tim and Colleen Driscoll and will be attending Central Michigan University in the fall to study graphic design and creative writing.


Kira Mautone from Iron Mountain earned CCIW Fall All-Academic honors. The CCIW Academic All-Conference list comprises those individuals that achieved an overall grade-point average of 3.30 or above and lettered in their respective sport, and have served at least one year in residency at their respective school.


SAULT STE MARIE –Two area residents made Lake Superior State University’s dean’s list for the fall 2019 semester. Both are earning baccalaureate degrees through classes offered at LSSU’s Regional Center on Bay College’s campus.

Alexis Murray of Escanaba and Sage Mamayek of Norway both are majoring in nursing. To make the dean’s list, students must achieve at least a 3.5 grade-point average while taking at least twelve LSSU credits during the semester.


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