Traverse City Record-Eagle
---- — n The following area students recently were awarded National Merit Scholarships: Emma K. Velis, of Empire, National Merit Carleton College Scholarship, and Miriam A. Roth, of Traverse City, National Merit Hope College Scholarship.
n Loren Leslie Wagner, of Traverse City, was named to the Dean’s List at the University of Rochester, Rochester, N.Y., for the fall 2012 semester.
n Christopher Archambo won the Exceptional and Distinguished Service Award from the College of Engineering at Michigan State University. The award was given by the Dean of Engineering for performing outstanding leadership, professionalism and service on MSU’s Formula SAE Racing Team. He graduated from MSU in May 2013.
n The following area students graduated from Grand Valley State University in April 2013: Nicholas K. Bradford, of Bear Lake; Britta B. Cieslak, of Beaver Island; Mallory E. McFarren, Spencer A. Neuman and Margie P. Thomas-Boyd, of Bellaire; Cassandra J. Dietrich, Marianne E. Hayne and Jordan J. Maxey, of Benzonia; Neil V. Klinge and Kathleen A. Spencer, of Boon; Samantha E. Gibbons, Erin N. Haley and Mikkaela N. Vellis, of Boyne City; Tia L. Penfold and Corey M. Simon, of Boyne Falls; Kaitlin E. Moyer, of Buckley; Grayson G. Barton, Tyler P. Hamilton, Dennis J. Homminga, Bruce S. Shultz, Cole W. Strange and Josephine T. Suhs, of Cadillac; Jessica A. Douglas, of Central Lake; Jessica R. Bills, Stephanie A. Olach, Bridget R. Peters and Jessica A. Soto, of Charlevoix; Kristin C. Campeau, Sara A. Johnson, John P. Lafrinere, Susanna M. Porter, Samantha J. Schenk and Jeremy E. Stempky, of Cheboygan; Rebekah A. Burney, Haley M. Carr and Emily R. Wisniewski, of Gaylord; Jason V. LaPorte, Jacob W. Montgomery and Peter G. Wendland, of Harbor Springs; Erik K. Czuprinski, of Harrietta; Elizabeth L. Borton, of Indian River; Krystal K. Kukla and Robert C. Staley, of Interlochen; Raymond C. Fernholz and Jordan D. Prahl, of Kingsley; Grace E. Borton, of Lake City; David M. Smith, of Mancelona; Kiley E. Bathrick, Savannah R. Edmondson and Allyson J. Owens, of Manistee; Joy P. Love, Michele R. Lutke, Michelle E. Strange and Amanda L. Woodruff, of Manton; Jordan S. Fink, of Maple City; Nicholas C. Benthem and Caleb M. Tacoma, of McBain; Isaac J. Billings, of Pellston; John A. Cowan, Dylan A. Dunne, Dylan A. Fettig, Angelina M. Gero, Warren T. Gero, Joshua R. Lycka, Steven D. Stamper and Rachel E. Zehnder-Manthei, of Petoskey; Zekariah T. Cressy, Meghan M. Killips, Lynsey R. Marcellus and Heather E. Rahn, of Scottville; Bradley J. Houdek, Hannah C. Matro and Megan K. Morrissey, of Suttons Bay; Ryan C. Ayers, Ludmila A. Baumtrok, Julie A. Beeker, Abby J. Bennett, Jacob A. Borysiak, Rachel M. Bott, Michael A. Corbett, Ashley E. Curd, Samantha B. Darrow, Janna L. Deering, Ryan J. Farley, James A. Kelderhouse, Kimberly F. Kelderhouse, Trevor J. Kirt, Allison N. Kneisel, Logan S. Laubach, Sarah A. Marsh, Polycarp P. Mblarawa, Shealyn K. McGee, Laura M. Meeker, Kelsey M. Minor, Mary M. O’Neil, Carrie A. Philion, Melissa R. Popa, Kara K. Romstadt, Sarah E. Roper, Rebecca J. Ruble, Andrew D. Rushlow, Derith A. Smith, Alexandra K. Tabor, Molly E. Thompson, Lydia M. VanRaalte, Spencer H. Wheelock and Natalie R. Zimmer, of Traverse City; Joseph K. Courtade, Zachary D. Dreffs, Matthew D. Grove, Haley D. Kolar and Hannah Thelander, of Williamsburg.