“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
Student Orientation Staff
Rayann 'Ray' Basawa
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:
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
Fisheries and Wildlife Mgmt...
Fisheries and Wildlife
"The opportunity at LSSU to do research is amazing. This past summer I motored through coves and islands with Prof. Garvon surveying water birds for the affects of pollution. I spent the other part of my summer on the shore of Lake Superior monitoring nests of the endangered Piping Plover."