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Scott Shackleton
“LSSU gave me the educational and organizational tools to be able to succeed at those endeavors after college.”

Scott Shackleton '83

Former State House of Representatives

LSSU Outstanding Alumnus Award '05


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Rayann 'Ray' Basawa

Major: Nursing

Hometown: Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Activities on and off Campus:

  • Lake State Student Nurses' Association (LSSNA)
  • Intramural (Broomball, Flag Football)
  • Cheerleading (Soo, Canada)
  • Maintain two jobs and school

Favorite thing about Lake State:

  • Beautiful campus
  • Great programs
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Small classes
  • Close to home

Best thing about going to school in Sault Ste. Marie:

I was able to get the university experience while staying close to home; just like my father.

What are some “Words of Wisdom” you would give to new LSSU Students?

Don't be afraid to ask questions - everyone wants you to succeed. "Trust your struggle, everything happens for a reason".

Favorite Thing to do in the Soo:

  • spending time with friends
  • swimming
  • hiking
  • camping




Fire Science with Honors...


SavannahSue Rondeau
Fire Science

"I love the fast pace environment, the people in the profession, and the adrenaline rush of running into a burning building or saving someone’s life," she says.

Rondeau chose Lake Superior State University because it offers the first accredited four-year fire science degree in the United States. She also jumped at the challenge of LSSU's Honors program, which requires her to complete 21 Honors credits, including 10 credits for an Honors seminar/thesis project.

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