Traverse City Record-Eagle

February 18, 2013

Education Newsmakers: 02/18/2013


— The following local graduating seniors were named Kiwanis Club of Traverse City Students of the Month: Karlee June Hintsala, of Kingsley High School, Amelia Ann Peck, of Grand Traverse Academy, Kelsey Knudsen, of St. Francis High School, Heidi Marie Bertrand, of TBA Career-Tech Center and Kalkaska High School, Victoria Krajenka and Ian Thomas Cummings, both of Traverse City Central High School, Derrick Diver and Karissa Lynn Havens, both of Traverse City West Senior High School.

The following area students were named to the Dean’s List for the second semester of the 2012-13 school year at Hope College, Holland: Madeline Taylor, Elizabeth Badovinac and Hannah Jaroh, all of Cadillac, Lauren Aprill and Adam Peplinski, both of Cedar, Thomas Smeltzer, of Frankfort, Bethany McQuade, of Lake Ann, Jane Pearson, of Lake City, Marka Luce and Stefani Pentiuk, both of Leland, Ashley Bauman and Norah Karnazes, both of Manistee, Morgan McCardel, Daniel Simpson, Erica Simpson, Nichole King, Ellen Davis, Carter Jones, Holly Thompson, Abigail Voorheis, Preston Widing, Meredith Aja, McCaslin Hughes, Taylor Mattarella, Lauren Heimburger, Colleen Roddy, Leah Coggon, Kevin Krueger, Anna Krueger, Kelly Krueger, Erin Holstad, Karley Bullard, Boone Marois, Emily Raetz and Jessica Krantz, all of Traverse City, Ashley Fraley, of Wellston, Emily Costa and Rebecca Hawkins, both of Williamsburg, Abby Wilhelm, Cohen Betker and John Boss, all of Charlevoix, Elizabeth Reynolds, of Cheboygan, Megan Keyser, of East Jordan, and Rachel Parada, of Harbor Springs.

The Benzie Sunrise Rotary Club donated $2,000 for Benzie Area Christian Neighbors’ General Education Diploma (GED) Program. With a matching $1,000 grant from Rotary Charities, BACN’s GED program is now fully funded for 2013.