MARQUETTE - The Telion Chapter of Mortar Board at Northern Michigan University recently initiated 28 new members for the 2002-03 academic year. Mortar Board is a national honor society for college seniors.

Members must have completed 70 credits with at least a 3.10 grade-point-average. In addition to academic performance, other criteria include active leadership and participation in campus activities.

Students selected for membership are listed below along with their majors and parents' names, as provided (Michigan students listed first alphabetically by hometown):

From Michigan Bay City: Kelli Meyette, secondary education (mathematics), daughter of Louis and Karen Meyette; Escanaba: Catherine Smith, elementary education (special education), daughter of Marie and Leo Neubauer; Ferndale: Benjamin Dantzer, ecology, son of Robert Dantzer of Coleman and Judy Dantzer of Oak Park; Gladstone: Stephanie Wise, microbiology, daughter of Gunter and Judy Wise; Iron River: Lynda Koivunen, social work; Ishpeming: Kara LaForest, computer information systems (software development), daughter of Robert and Jane LaForest; and Jay Tasson, secondary education (physics), son of Dennis and Alberta Tasson; Lake Linden: Jolene Clouthier, nursing, daughter of Carol and Terry Clouthier; Livonia: Denise Hartsock, secondary education (biology), daughter of Dale and Cecilia Hartsock; Maple Ciiy: Joanna Bruggeman, elementary education (special education), daughter of Jeffery and Kathy Bruggeman; Marquette: Eric Chase, biology/physiology, son of Anne Klein; Negaunee: Crystal Sirtola, accounting, daughter of Duane and Cindy Sirtola; St. Johns: Alana Rudy, special education (emotional impairments), daughter of Kenneth and Diane Rudy; Wallace: Marina Dupler, speech communication, daughter of Murphy and Jackie Dupler;

From Illinois

Downer's Grove: Dan Kramarz, speech communications, son of Alice and Edward K.ramarz;

From Minnesota

Elk River: Emily Flynn, biochemistry, daughter of Michael and Peggy Flynn;

From Wisconsin

DePere: Aubrey Pfotenhauer, art and design (graphic communications), daughter of

Robert and Mary Jo Pfotenhauer; Florence: Jessica Klumpp, business education, daughter of

William and Susan Klumpp; Marinette: Brant Nesbitt, graphic communications, son of David and

Karen Nesbitt.

Prepared By
Kristi Evans
News Director