Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  MARQUETTE – Two Northern Michigan University students have won national awards for study abroad this semester. The two students are Brooke Dyer of Roscommon, Mich., and Ross Wirtanen of Marquette.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  Dyer, a senior secondary education major, is the winner of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. The scholarship is worth up to $5,000 for United States citizen undergraduate students at two- and four-year institutions to pursue semester or year-long study opportunities abroad. Dyer is in the College Consortium for International Studies program in Ormskirk, England. She has also received a William and Margery Vandament Scholarship.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  Wirtanen is a junior art and design major. He is the winner of the Freeman Award for $5,000. The award is part of Freeman Awards for Study in Asia and winners are expected to share their experiences with their home campus to encourage study abroad by others. Wirtanen is at the Japan Center for Michigan Universities, which is sponsored jointly by all public universities in the state.

Prepared By
Jessica Holman