MARQUETTE – The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees presented Student Achievement Awards to Randy Carlisle of Marquette, Andy Hill of Ishpeming, Chris Mosier of Lake Zurich, Ill., and Carissa Waters of St. Charles, Ill.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  Carlisle received the nontraditional student award, which is for undergraduates over the age of 25. He completed the requirements for a bachelorÂ’s degree in broadcasting and was named the outstanding graduating senior in the communication and performance studies department at NMU. The Michigan Association of Broadcasters recently honored Carlisle with a gold award in the public affairs programming category of its annual student competition. His related NMU activities included membership in the Media Alliance of Communication Students, WUPX-FM and Public Eye News. 

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  Hill and Mosier received the graduating male and female student achievement awards, respectively. Hill earned a bachelorÂ’s degree in public relations and plans to attend graduate school. His NMU activities include the Student Leader Fellowship Program, WUPX-FM, crew team and Northern Arts and Entertainment. With NAE, he played a role in booking, publicity and security for entertainers who performed on campus.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  Mosier graduated with a degree in graphic communications. She was actively involved in the NMU student newspaper – the North Wind – progressing from the advertising department to Diversions editor and, most recently, to editor in chief. She has served as a member of Halverson Hall government, Dakota House government, the ASNMU subcommittee for the universityÂ’s laptop computer program and Alpha Phi Omega. Mosier also was co-founder of the student organization, Random Acts of Artists.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  Waters, a junior nursing major, received a Board of Trustees student achievement award. She has been active in campus government and just completed a term as president of the NMU student body. She previously served as vice-president and College of Professional Studies representative. Waters has been elected vice-president of Mortar Board and plans to work in the Student Activities and Leadership Programs office as the leadership program coordinator.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  The Board of Trustees student awards were presented at the May 1-2 meeting.

Prepared By
Kristi Evans
News Director