The following local students recently graduated from Ferris State University, Kendall College of Art and Design, and the College of Professional and Technological Studies: Kristen Dean of Benzonia; Abigail Jordan of Beulah; Nicole Defever of Bellaire; Carl Harlan and Lisa Snyder, both of Boyne City; Kari Jepsen, Grace Scott and Richard Swenor, all of Boyne Falls; Seth Porter of Buckley; Elizabeth Becktel, Tommy Bretschneider, Brian Dulaney, Lori Edly, Nicholas Gomez, Mirissa Hartoon, Katie Hinkle, Rachael Kohler, Zachary Nimeth, Heidi Phillips, Joshua Thomson and Lauren Vanderhoof, all of Cadillac; Nicole Korson and Betsy Lindeman, both of Cedar; Jenna Plaggemars of Central Lake; Meredith Henry of Charlevoix; Carrie Geyer, Steven Hart, Keegan Hartman, Will Hinkley, Amanda Jankoviak, Maggie Mcphee, Matthew Rehmer, Wade Von Linsowe, Wayne Westcott and Travis Woiderski, all of Cheboygan; Brandon Folsom, Clifford Graham and Alex Lorne, all of East Jordan; Jane Roesemeier of Fife Lake; Kristin Paul of Frederic; Jenny Coburn, Hope Greenlee, Joseph Lindsay, Amanda Malter, Mallory Mulka, Tara Secord and Nathan Slezak, all of Gaylord; Dale Cork and Jennifer Fox, both of Grawn; Brady Ward of Grayling; Albert Dalesandro, Devin Lakvold and Megan Messina, all of Interlochen; Mark Debano of Kaleva; Heather Colombo, Renee Papcun and Kaitlyn Raymond, all of Kalkaska; Lindsey Wynkoop of Kewadin; Joseph Morse of Lake Ann; Amber Morris, Lance Morris and Courtney Onan, all of Lake City; Leah Gaudette, Marissa Needham and Renee Reynolds, all of Mancelona; Katie Erickson, Andrew Kaminski, David Kaminski, Daniel Kostecki, Thomas Plaxton, Matthew Pomeroy, Aaron Stewart, Matthew Thompson and John Yonkers, all of Manistee; Blake Allen, Lindsey Embrey and Matthew Hutchinson, all of Manton; John Martz of Maple City; Nicole Ball of Mesick; Tara Stoffel of Northport; Philip Heimforth of Pellston; Megan Kronberg, Lor Powers and Jennifer Rose, all of Petoskey; Anna Miller of Suttons Bay; Jason Gray and Carlton Miller, both of Thompsonville; Albert Anderson, Tamzen Anderson, Mary Andre, Luke Berger, Samantha Bissell, Aaron Boudot, Madison Dowswell, Jacob Drews, Joseph Ettawageshik, Valerie Everts, Nicholeen Frusti, Jessica Griffin, Gavin Guernsey, Matthew Hansen, Laura Howard, Kirstie Johnson, Pamela Jones, Alexis Kompier, Wesley Kuhns, Joseph Laisure, Donald Lalonde, Kacie Lumley, Margot McGlothlin, Scott McLain, Bret Meyer, James Pierce, Ruth Posluszny, Ryan Potes, Laurie Riegel, John Teglas, Brooke Thurber and Angela Weston, all of Traverse City; Nicole Steffen of Wellston; Scott Ponstein and Jordan Vipond, both of Williamsburg.
- Education Newsmakers: 10/11/2011
- Newsmakers: 10/06/2011
- Newsmakers: 09/27/2011
Education Newsmakers: 01/10/2011
Today's Newsmakers: Traverse City Central High School; Jessica Hemming; high school seniors named Outstanding Students in 2010 by the Rotary Club of Traverse City; high school seniors named Students of the Month in 2010 by the Kiwanis Club of Traverse City; local students graduated from Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant in 2010.Continued ...
Education in Brief: 01/03/2011
'College A Cappella Night' fundraiser; Singwell Academy expands classes; Gaylord class of 1971 plans reunionContinued ...
- Tuesday, December 28, 2010
Hickory History: Students gather stories
Ryan Ness and Molly Tompkins could have done a lot of things over their summer break. Instead, the two high school juniors spent much of their free time researching the history of Hickory Hills for a book to help celebrate the city ski area's 60th birthday next year. Their volunteer research and writing will continue through much of 2011.Continued ...
Ask Evelyn: Break out the board games
Family games also teach honesty and fair play, how to follow rules and cooperate, how to make choices and be responsible for the choices you make and how to win or lose graciously.Continued ...
Education in Brief: 12/28/2010
Summer registration for Camp Daggett; Kirtland will hold winter registration; Youth program seeks participants; Community Cinema Series continuesContinued ...
- Newsmakers: 12/28/2010
- Tuesday, December 21, 2010
College admissions officers give essay tips
The pressure is on for high school seniors to write the perfect college application essay. But what are schools really looking for? And what role should parents play?Continued ...
Ask Evelyn: Shopping with kids
Q: I worry about our very active 6-year-old when I have to take him shopping. He gets excited, he moves too fast and talks to absolutely everyone he sees. I don't want to be paranoid, but please list some safety tips for me.Continued ...
- Education Newsmakers: 12/21/2010
Education in Brief: 12/21/2010
Holiday break activities for kids; 'Learn to Skate' clinic fundraiser; plus more.Continued ...
- Tuesday, December 14, 2010
Goal: Read aloud 15 min. a day
Local reading advocates hopes a box of books will spur more families to read out loud to one another.Continued ...
Ask Evelyn: Humor is a holiday gift
Q. I enjoyed one of your past columns about using humor to reduce stress during the holidays. Can you do a reprise?Continued ...
Education in Brief: 12/14/2010
Meeting changes for Bear Lake PATS; WSH students stage Lewis Carroll classic; Stage play brings fairy tales to life; Participants sought for youth program; Sign up under way for video workshops.Continued ...
- Education Newsmakers: 12/14/2010
- Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Education in Brief: 12/07/2010
Students can make PSAs for contest; CHS hosts Super Science Saturday; WSH Choir stages Madrigal 'Feaste'. (Plus more)Continued ...
Education newsmakers: 12/07/2010
Jamie L. Schaub, of Traverse City, recently received a scholarship from Women In Defense Michigan Chapter at the organization's recent Black Tie Gala.Continued ...
- Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Blazing: Students work to create trail guides
Traverse City West Senior High School science teacher Marek Ulicny and a group of current and graduated students want to create nature guides to local trails that point out and explain plants and habitats.Continued ...
Ask Evelyn: Share special moments
Q: Our family did something new for Thanksgiving; we helped serve food at a community meal. It was such a good experience for our children that I wanted to share my feelings about it with others.Continued ...
Education in Brief: 11/30/2010
Manistee bands give holiday concert; Leelanau Children's Center fundraiser; Craft Show at TC High School; Interlochen School holds bake sale; plus more.Continued ...
- Education Newsmakers: 11/30/2010
- Tuesday, November 23, 2010
New research highlights language learning
New studies on how language learning occurs are beginning to chip away at some long-held notions about second-language acquisition and point to potential learning benefits for students who speak more than one language.Continued ...
Education in Brief: 11/23/2010
Boy Scout Troop 36 will sell cookies; TC High School's Arts and Crafts Show; Story time with a Christian theme; Mensa scholarships available for 2011.Continued ...