MARQUETTE, Mich.— Northern Michigan University recently honored its outstanding graduate students from among those who received degrees at spring commencement. The outstanding graduate students’ names, their departments and hometowns follow (Michigan listed first):
Chatham: Tyler Dunn, English/MA, who was a teaching assistant for the English department and a judge for the Barnard and Houston writing awards;
Iron Mountain: Wendy Warmuth, education, who is the superintendent of the Dickinson-Iron Intermediate School District and also has a master’s degree from MSU in education;
Marquette: Megan Delbello, political science and administration, who served as a mentor for the Student Leader Fellowship Program and is a member of the Superior Edge Advisory Board;
Morton Harwood, health, physical education and recreation, who maintained a 4.0 GPA throughout his graduate studies at NMU and has served as a graduate teaching assistant for the Health, Physical Education and Recreation Department for two years; Janet Koski, psychology, who graduated the master’s program with a 3.92 GPA and is the equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action specialist and human resources generalist in the Equal Opportunity and Human Resources Office at NMU;
Richmond: Justine Pinskey, biology, who researched brain tumor stem cells for her thesis and is now pursuing her Ph.D. at the University of Michigan;
St. Hamilton: Cameron Witbeck, English/MFA, who was the associate poetry editor of NMU’s Passages North literary magazine and co-president of the Graduate Writer’s Association;
Cary: Tony Plemmons, business, who served as a College of Business research assistant, helped design, promote and run the business profession program and taught a freshmen UN 100 seminar class.