MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University Regional Police Academy held its graduation ceremony Friday, Nov. 8. Thirty-two police recruits completed a 16-week basic police training course of nearly 900 hours of training required by the Michigan Commission of Law Enforcement Standards.

The graduates are:

    From Michigan (cities listed alphabetically)

    Baraga: Christopher M. Gerard, son of Patricia Gerard; Bark River: Michael J. Zawada, son of Dennis and Maxine Zawada; Calumet: Bradley P. Isaacson, son of Richard and Marilyn Isaacson; Dollar Bay: Paula J. Robb, daughter of Patrick and Carol Robb; Escanaba: Eric R. LaFave, son of Robert and Patricia LaFave; Joshua D. Meyette, son of David and Terri Meyette of Cornell; Gladstone: Thomas E. Hess, son of Ronald and Rebecca Hess; Hancock: John A. Pizzi, son of Joe and Margo Pizzi; Hanover: Jennifer N. Schumacher, daughter of Ronald and Mary Schumacher; Houghton: Daniel J. Kowalski, son of Richard and Jean Kowalski; Iron Mountain: Stacie R. Kubick, daughter of Mark and Roberta Nardi; Ironwood: Sheryl M. Saippa, daughter of Gerald and Mae Trotochaud of Bruce Crossing; Kingsford: Keith A. Gering, son of Les and the late Rose Gering; LÂ’Anse: Thomas G. Hietala, son of Kathleen Hietala of LÂ’Anse and Gerald Hietala of Lake Linden; Brandon R. Snyder, son of Robert and Elizabeth Snyder; Jeffrey T. Solka, son of Andy and Pam Solka; Matthew J. Sterbenz, son of John and Carol Sterbenz; Lake Linden: Josh J. Peters, son of Robert and the late Deborah Peters; Marquette: Christopher W. Aldrich, son of Rodney and Holly Aldrich; Joseph R. Borro, IV, son of Joe and Chris Borro; Jeremiah R. Haile, son of Peggy and the late Steve Haile; Lowell A. Larson, Jr., son of Lowell and Pearl Larson; Mohawk: Darron D. Olson, son of the late Donald and Barbara Olson; Mt. Clemens: Corinne R. Collin, daughter of Diana Collin and Jim Collin; Negaunee: Michael W. Rowe, son of Bob and Carol Rowe; Norway: Ryan A. Goad, son of Kathy Alexa of Vulcan and Tom Goad of Wilson; Powers: Justin J. Poupore, son of Joe and Linda Poupore; Rapid River: Jacob D. Johnson, son of Ann Johnson and the late Dan Johnson; Trout Lake: Robert H. Klave, son of Harold and Judy Klave; Vulcan: Matthew W. Linsenbigler, son of Ken and Margaret Linsenbigler.

    From Wisconsin

    Antigo: Chad J. Racine, son of Jeff Racine and Nancy Williams.

Prepared By
Jessica Holman