- Kayla Kermode, of Maple City, recently graduated from Thomas Aquinas College in Santa Paula, Calif.
- The following students received scholarships from the Glen Lake Women’s Club. The following were awarded $1,500 scholarships to Northwestern Michigan College: Madison Gerding, Casey Kahler, Marriah Sobczak, Robert Peplinski, Nathan Therrien, Brittany Noonan, Cheryle Harrington, Shane Carlson, and Austin Flees. A $1,000 scholarship went to a 2011 winner, Karoline Griffard. Andrew Gutzka won the $2,000 Jeanine Wessinger Dean Scholarship. Sarah Scarborough and Logan Marr won scholarships to Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp. GLWC will also donate $1,000 to the Laker Leadership Retreat, their program for ninth-graders.
- Jennifer Chantalle Ghering recently graduated from Lake Superior State University, cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology, with minors in substance abuse counseling and criminal justice. She will pursue her master’s degree at Grand Valley State University in Traverse City at the Northwestern Michigan College University Center campus.
- The Traverse Bay Area Intermediate School District Career-Tech Center student and Kingsley High School graduate Makya Voight earned his second consecutive state champion title in Marine Service Technology during the Annual Skills USA State Leadership Conference held in Lansing.
- Seven Traverse Bay Area Intermediate School District Career-Tech Center students earned top awards in the National Cherry Festival 2012 Art Competition: Brook Olesnavage, Leland High School; Marissa Lindsay, Home Schooled; Nicole Ballard, Benzie High School; Molly Longton, Traverse City West Senior High; Mandy Collins, Kalkaska High School; Julius Bush, Elk Rapids High School; Devyn Mathias, Kingsley High School.
Alumni from three different decades have been named as Northwestern Michigan College’s 2012 Outstanding Alumni: Kathleen McManus, who earned a nursing degree in 1974 and is now executive vice president and chief operating officer at Munson Medical Center; Steven Rawlings, a 1991 aviation alumnus who is now regional manager of corporate and government affairs for DTE Energy; Timothy Young, a 1982 graduate who is founder, president and chef of Food For Thought, Benzie County-based creators of organic and wild-harvested gourmet specialty foods.
Community in Brief: 12/06/2013
Torch Lake Association party; ISEA Great Lakes Seminar; and more.Continued ...
Community in Brief: 12/05/2013
Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus at GT Resort; Cottage Coffee program; "Meet Mr. Dickesn"; and more.Continued ...
Community in Brief: 12/04/2013
Peace Corps get-together; GARSP group meets; visit with Santa in Kingsley; and more.Continued ...
Community in Brief: 12/03/2013
Merry Marketplace; Cookie Extravaganza; Art lecture. (Plus more)Continued ...
Northern Notes: Decorate Interlochen Mitten Tree
The Holiday Mitten Tree is up at the Interlochen Public Library, 9700 Riley Road, and ready to be decorated with new mittens, scarves and hats.Continued ...
Service News: 12/02/2013
Air Force Airman Ben Kubesh graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.Continued ...
- Saturday, November 30, 2013
Community in Brief 12/01/2013
Holiday art programs; Bear Lake's Sparkle in the Park; Christmas Village opens; and more.Continued ...
Community in Brief 12/03/2013
Extreme Precision Make-Over nominations sought; garden club meets for lunch; qualifying Lego tournament; and more.Continued ...
- Friday, November 29, 2013
Community in Brief: 11/29/2013
Library hosts P.J. Parrish; Community Film Series continues; history group potluck; and more.Continued ...
Community in Brief 11/30/2013
Pancake dinner; nutrition seminar; holiday concerts; Benzie Community Emergency Response Team re-organizing; and more.Continued ...
Community in Brief 11/29/2013
Holiday ornament workshop; Grand Traverse Academy concerts; Interlochen hosts children's party; and more.Continued ...
- Thursday, November 28, 2013
Community in Brief: 11/28/2013
Sale at St. Vincent de Paul; Samba drumming class; Holiday events; Aging Commission meets; Grand Traverse Dems meet; and more.Continued ...
- Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Community in Brief: 11/27/2013
Thanksgiving meal; authors support indie book store; senior food drive; and more.Continued ...
- Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Community in Brief: 11/26/2013
"Stop Senior Hunger" food drive; "Share and Learn" party at Grow Benzie; Commission on Aging meets; and more.Continued ...
- Monday, November 25, 2013
Northern Notes: Carrier goes 'above and beyond'
Traverse City resident thanks Record-Eagle carrier for his help.Continued ...
Service News: 11/25/2013
Army National Guard Pvt. Mark Send graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.Continued ...
- Sunday, November 24, 2013
Community in Brief: 11/24/2013
Holiday culinary and art classes; "Jazzy Christmas" concert; Northport welcomes the holiday season; and more.Continued ...
- Saturday, November 23, 2013
Community in Brief: 11/23/2013
Youth roller derby program; Christmas tree sales; St. Andrew Society celebration; and more.Continued ...
Education Newsmakers: 11/23/2013
The following area students graduated from Western Michigan University in the summer of 2013:Continued ...
- Thursday, November 21, 2013
Community in Brief: 11/21/2013
Christmas trees; St. Andrew Society; ‘Share and Learn.’ (Plus more)Continued ...
- Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Community in Brief 11/20/2013
Oryana suggests an organic holiday; Onekama welcomes Christmas season; church service and Thanksgiving potluck; and more.Continued ...
- Monday, November 18, 2013
Community Newsmakers: 11/18/2013
Community newsmaker for 11/18/13Continued ...
Northern Notes: Vets, military receive acts of kindness
Sean Mugerian , a Traverse City resident and a student at Lake Superior State University, also serves with the 182nd reserve unit out of Traverse City. After weekend training recently, he and a fellow soldier, both still in uniform, were joined by thContinued ...
- Sunday, November 17, 2013
Community in Brief: 11/17/2013
Vision therapy presentation; pottery artist gives talk; Scandinavian Luncheon and Bazaar; and more.Continued ...
- Saturday, November 16, 2013
Community in Brief 11/18/2013
Holiday stories and craft; Benzie sixth-grade musical; Clean Water group meets; International Affairs Forum; and more.Continued ...
- Community in Brief: 12/06/2013