Kia Jane Richmond (English) was recently appointed to serve as a member of the Promising Youth Writers Advisory Committee for the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). The committee works with the NCTE staff member who administers an annual competition designed to honor 8th graders from the United States, Canada and U.S. schools abroad for excellence in writing. It also suggests topics for impromptu themes to be written by the competitors, sets the final form of the annual topic, participates in developing a scoring guide, reviews judging procedures, recommends judges, and advises on publicizing the program.

Celebrate Wellness: Final Winners

The winners from week 10 of the Celebrate Wellness program were: Judy Hopper (AdIT), Sally Wilson (Dining Services), Russ Kangas (Plant Operations), Jan Marana (Financial Aid), Karen Fisk (Dining Services) and Terry Williams (Art and Design). Each received a $20 gift certificate to Johnson's Sport Shop. Week 11 winners were: Rick Parmenter (Plant Operations), John Limback (Academic Computing), Bruce Lind (AdIT), Lisa Alto (Housing and Residence Life), Mike Molby (Plant Operations), and Sue Young (Criminal Justice). Each received a $25 gift card to The Sports Rack.

Three grand prizes of $50 gift certificates to the NMU Bookstore were awarded at the conclusion of the Celebrate Wellness program to Kitty Davis (Payroll), Mary Tallio (Financial Aid), and Judy Marra (Conference and Catering Services).



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