2013-06-27 / Lifestyles

Lifestyles Briefs

MCF celebrates five birthdays, Father’s Day

MANISTIQUE – Father’s Day, along with birthdays, were celebrated at the Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility on June 19. One resident father, along with five women, celebrated birthdays.

The celebrations included: Harold Gray, Glada King, Sissy Tatrow, Norma Vercnocke, Leila Raredon and Joanne Middaugh.

GFWC Women’s Club members served cake, ice cream and coffee to the many attending..

The July Birthday Party, also the annual picnic, is scheduled for July 17. Weather permitting, it will be held in the pavilion adjoining the facility.

Michigan Tech releases spring dean’s list

HOUGHTON – Michigan Technological University has released the dean’s list for the 2013 spring semester. To be included, students must achieve grade point averages of 3.5 or higher.

Among the local honorees are: Allyssa Demers, Gulliver, civil engineering; Jessica Neddow and Zachary Weber, Manistique, civil engineering; Millicent Weber, biomedical engineering, Manistique; Warren Miller, environmental engineering, Seney and Steven Castello, electrical engineering technology, Shingleton.

Bay College announces program graduates

ESCANABA – Bay de Noc Community College announced the names of students who completed all of the requirements for the associate degree and certificate programs upon completion of the winter 2013 semester. Local recipients include:

Associate in applied science degree in early childhood care and education: Leanne Vaughn, Manistique.

Associate in applied science degree in general studies: Emily Lucas, Garden.

Associate in applied science degree in nursing: Brittany Kipp and Craig Linderoth, Manistique.

Associate in applied science degree in office systems/medical office specialist: Stephanie Johnson, Gulliver; Alecia Goudreau, Manistique.

Associate in arts degree: Deborah Hopp, Cooks.

Certificate in early childhood care and education: Level I: Kelcie Beaudre, Garden; Leanne Vaughn, Manistique.

Certificate in welding: Ethan Green, Garden.

Alma College releases winter term dean’s list

ALMA – Alma College has named over 400 students to the dean’s list for outstanding academic performance during the 2013 winter term. Students who achieve a 3.5 or better grade point average (out of 4.0) during a term, while carrying a minimum of 13 credits, are named to the dean’s list.

Local students named to the list include:

Sophomore Cody Kayser of Manistique, a 2011 graduate of Manistique High School, is the son of Gary and Cindy Kayser of Manistique.

Senior Malorie Lakosky of Manistique, a 2009 graduate of Manistique High School, is the daughter of Monte and Michelle Lakosky of Manistique.

Aldrich named to St. Mary’s College dean’s list

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Saint Mary’s College named Emily Aldrich to the dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester.

Emily is the daughter of Richard and Beth Aldrich of Manistique.

To earn academic honors at Saint Mary’s, a student must achieve a grade point average of at least 3.6 on a 4.0 scale, have at least 12 graded credit hours, no incompletes, and no grades lower than a C.

Curtis plans ‘Train Day’ celebration June 30

CURTIS – Trains will be celebrated throughout the village of Curtis on June 30. Visitors will have the opportunity to view collections of train gear, date nails, train sets, maps and visit with Thomas the Tank engine and friends.

Mark Worrall, historian of Michigan railroads and rail wrecks, will speak at the library at 3 p.m. Also at the library will be the Upper Michigan Central Model Railroad Club with their model train display and “Curly the Curtis” engine.

A complete ticket with all the details will be available in the Advisor and at the entrances to town on Train Day.

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