Caron receives master’s degree from the University of Nevada Las Vegas


LAS VEGAS — Cody J. Caron of Las Vegas, graduated with a master’s degree in social work in the University of Nevada Las Vegas’ virtual commencement ceremony May 16.

While at UNLV, Caron graduated in 2018 with his bachelor’s degree in psychology and was inducted into the Psi Chi International Honor Association.

The master’s program at UNLV prepares students for professional social work careers in the areas of direct practice with individuals, families and groups. The mission of the program is to educate students to work with populations in urban settings, utilizing generalist, problem-solving, and empowerment approaches.

Caron has accepted a position in Las Vegas as an licensed master social worker. He intends to pursue further accreditation as a licensed clinical social worker.

Caron is the son of Bill and Dawn Caron of Las Vegas, formerly of Iron Mountain, and the grandson of Robert and Patti Forgette of Iron Mountain.


STEVENS POINT, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point honored more than 2,660 undergraduate students for attaining high grade-point averages during the spring semester of the 2019-2020 academic year.

Full-time undergraduates who earned grade points of 3.90 to 4.0 (4.0 equals straight A) are given the highest honors designation. High honor citations go to those with grade point averages from 3.75 to 3.89 and honor recognition is accorded to those with grade point averages from 3.50 to 3.74.

Personalized certificates of scholastic achievement are being sent to those who earned highest honors distinction.

Local students who received honors include:

Crystal Falls — Wyatt Cross, senior, highest honors;

Iron Mountain — Jovanna Erickson, senior, high honors;

Kingsford — Madelyn Doucette, sophomore, highest honors; Justin LaVarnway, senior, high honors;

Vulcan — Allison Gregg, senior, highest honors.


WHEATON, Ill. — Wheaton College student Hannah Hayes of Norway was recently inducted into the Wheaton College Scholastic Honor Society. This honor was announced at Wheaton College’s Honors Convocation ceremony.

The Wheaton College Scholastic Honor Society members are selected by the faculty on the basis of scholarship, Christian culture, and achievement.

Hayes also was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2020 semester.

To earn dean’s list honors at Wheaton, an undergraduate student must carry 12 or more credit hours and achieve a 3.5 grade-point average or higher on the 4.0 scale.


MADISON, S.D. — Stephanie Malone of Quinnesec was among the 585 full-time and 197 part-time students who qualified for the President’s Academic Honors list for the 2020 spring semester at Dakota State University in Madison, S.D.

To qualify for the honors list, full-time students must achieved a grade-point average of 3.5 to 4.0.


WINONA, Minn. — Ethan Wilcox of Quinnesec was named to the second semester 2020 dean’s list at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota.

The list includes 451 undergraduate students who earned a grade-point average of 3.60 or better on a 4.0 scale.

He is the son of Christopher and Diane Wilcox.


MADISON, Wis. –The University of Wisconsin-Madison has recognized students named to the dean’s list for the spring semester of the 2019-2020 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.

Students who received honors include:

Iron Mountain — Cecilia Berutti, College of Letters and Science, dean’s list; Haley Gabriel, College of Letters and Science, dean’s list;

Iron River — Grace Recla, School of Human Ecology, dean’s honor list;

Niagara, Wis. — Myah Anderson, School of Education, dean’s list; Alex Garvaglia, School of Education, dean’s list.


GREEN BAY, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has released the names of undergraduate students receiving honors for the spring 2020 semester.

Students who earn a 4.0 grade-point average, which represents all “A” grades, receive highest honors. High honors go to students earning 3.99 to 3.75 grade point averages. Honors are given to students earning 3.74 to 3.50 grade-point averages.

Students are listed by the county claimed as place of permanent residence. All were full-time students in the spring term, earning 12 or more credits of graded coursework.

Area students who qualified include:

Iron Mountain — Kelsey Wagner, semester high honors;

Iron River — Jamie Child, semester highest honors;

Kingsford — Isabella Morrow, semester high honors;

Niagara, Wis. — Madison Bjorkman, semester highest honors; Ethan Blagec, semester high honors; Alyssa Plemel, semester highest honors.


AMES, Iowa  — A virtual commencement ceremony took place this spring to honor the nearly 5,100 graduates who earned degrees at Iowa State University.

The traditional on-campus celebrations were moved online as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. University leaders recorded three commencement ceremonies to honor graduates.

Local graduates include:

Kingsford — Luke Bussiere, doctor of philosophy, microbiology;

Stillwater, Minn. — Andrew Warren, bachelor of science, finance.


Chase Gendron of Iron Mountain has been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2020 semester at Edgewood College.

Full-time undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students who earn a cumulative grade-point average of 3.75 or higher are eligible for the dean’s list after completing 24 credit hours of study at Edgewood College.


DULUTH, Minn. — Lilianna F. Micola of Iron River was named to the University of Minnesota-Duluth dean’s list for spring semester 2020.

Students on the dean’s list have achieved a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher.

She is a freshman in the School of Fine Arts, pursuing a bachelor of arts in theatre.


DULUTH, Minn. — The College of St. Scholastica has announced its spring 2020 dean’s list recipients.

Dean’s list members have achieved a 3.75 grade-point average or above on a 4.0 scale.

Local students honored are:

Iron Mountain — Emily Bugni, majoring in nursing; and Kylie Butterfield, majoring in biology.


Grand Valley State University announces the students who were placed on the dean’s list for the winter 2020 semester concluding in April.

The list includes those students who have maintained a 3.5 grade-point average and been enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits.

Local students named are:

Crystal Falls — Hannah L. Cross;

Felch — Brendon M. Steinbrecher;

Iron Mountain — Dylan P. Dal Santo; Victoria J. Dal Santo; Lauren R. Lesky;

Kingsford — Justin J. Grailer; Brendan M. McGuire;

Norway — Courteney A. Hosking.


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