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Student scholars greet commencement morning

Posted: May 13th, 2009

CONTACT: John Shibley, e-mail, 906-635-2314; Tom Pink, e-mail, 635-2314; Sharon Dorrity, e-mail, 635-2665.



PHIL HART SCHOLARS – This year's class of Lake Superior State University Philip A. Hart Scholars garner recognition during a morning breakfast before commencement on May 2 in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. Phil Hart served Michigan in the U.S. Senate between 1958 and 1976. For Senator Hart, politics was also the noble art of governing, and governing was about building a better future for our children and our children's children. He earned the title of "conscience of the Senate" from colleagues due to the way he conducted politics. Since inception in 1977, more than 130 Hart scholarships have been awarded to LSSU students who have gone on to become doctors, teachers, engineers, nurses and executives in the world of business. From left to right are Jessica Hirt (English; Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.), Amanda Halliday (Biology; Oxford, Mich.), and Peter Bonneau (Biology; Canton, Mich.). (Photo by John Shibley)

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CONTACT: John Shibley, e-mail, 906-635-2314; Tom Pink, e-mail, 635-2314; Jason Swedene, e-mail, 635-2122.


SCHOLARSHIP FORMATION – Lake Superior State University's cadre of Honors program graduates gather for recognition before commencement on May 2 in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. Honors students must graduate with a minimum grade-point average of 3.5 and complete 21 honors credits, including a senior-year honors thesis reviewed and approved by a council of five faculty members and at least three students. From left to right are Peter Bonneau (Biology; Canton, Mich.), Patrick Chin (Engineering; Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.), Brittany Clone (Business; Traverse City, Mich.), Mary-Ellen Hemming (Psychology; Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.), Jessica Hirt (English; Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.), Neal Maynard (Criminal Justice; Iron Mountain, Mich.), Jordan Meyer (Engineering; Kettering, Ohio), Jessica Norton (History; Marquette, Mich.), and Lisa Sanderson (History; Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.). At the podium are Honors program director Prof. Jason Swedene and Suzette Olson of the LSSU provost's office. (LSSU/John Shibley)

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