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Michigan Technological University Dean’s List for the 2019 spring semester

Editor’s Note: This list was originally received in June 2019. The Gazette apologizes for the delay in publication.

HOUGHTON — Michigan Technological University, in Houghton, Michigan, has released the Dean’s List for the 2019 spring semester. Nearly 1,700 students were named to the Dean’s List this spring.

To be included, students must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. A pound sign indicates a student who earned University Honors, finishing in the top 2 percent of their College or School. Asterisks indicate those earning straight-A averages of 4.0.

Michigan Technological University is a public research university, home to more than 7,000 students from 60 countries. Founded in 1885, the University offers more than 120 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in science and technology, engineering, forestry, business and economics, health professions, humanities, mathematics, and social sciences. Our campus in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula overlooks the Keweenaw Waterway and is just a few miles from Lake Superior.

Among the honorees are the following from the local area:

HOMETOWN, STATE; NAME, HIGH SCHOOL, MAJOR

Atlantic Mine, MI

Haille B. Anderson, Houghton High School, Accounting

Whitney M. Johnson, Houghton High School, Scientific & Tech Comm (BA)

Rebecca A. Markham, Chassell High School, Medical Laboratory Science

Kylie C. Muonio, Jeffers High School, Accounting

Darren A. Nordstrom, Jeffers High School, Construction Management

Luke E. Pietila, Jeffers High School, Mechanical Engineering

Karmyn O. Polakowski, Houghton High School, Medical Laboratory Science

Katri C. Rajala, Jeffers High School, Management

Cole W. Ruohonen, Jeffers High School, Civil Engineering

Baraga, MI

Grayson Roe, L Anse Area High School, Medical Laboratory Science

Sonja R. Welch, Baraga High School, Biomedical Engineering

Bruce Crossing, MI

Jake W. Witt, Ewen-Trout Creek School, Sports and Fitness Management

Calumet, MI

Jordan D. Anderson, Calumet High School, Electrical Engineering

Molly E. Anderson, Calumet High School, Medical Laboratory Science

Dillon C. Babcock*#, Hancock Central High School, Mechanical Engineering

Brooke E. Basto*, Calumet High School, Mathematics

Ciara J. Bond*, Dollar Bay High School, Biological Sciences

Marina N. Brusso, Calumet High School, Marketing

Mitch C. DeLong, Calumet High School, Management

Shannon E. Forsberg, Calumet High School, Accounting

Heidi E. Harmala, Calumet High School, Forestry

Nick H. Helminen, Calumet High School, Engineering Management

Jana L. Hendrickson, Lake Linden Hubbell HS, Exercise Science

Emilie T. Jacques, Calumet High School, Psychology

Hannah M. Kariniemi*, Calumet High School, Psychology

Alyssa J. Keranen, Calumet High School, General Engineering

Laura C. Lyons, Lake Linden Hubbell HS, Biomedical Engineering

Murphy A. Mallow, Hancock Central High School, Biomedical Engineering

Corey N. Miller, Calumet High School, Exercise Science

Brooke C. Poyhonen, Calumet High School, Psychology

Matthew D. Yeo, Calumet High School, Forestry

Chassell, MI

Matt D. Chard, Houghton High School, Management Information Systems

Nate J. Gockenbach, Houghton High School, Statistics

Jake R. Holmes, Chassell High School, General Business

Bill E. Kangas, Chassell High School, Electrical Eng Tech

Drew T. Stockero*, Hancock Central High School, Audio Production & Technology

Dodgeville, MI

Shaun M. Burriss, Lakeland Union High School, Mathematics

Josh M. Golimbieski, Standish-Sterling High School, Mechanical Engineering

Lucas R. Simonson, Grand River Preparatory HS, Electrical Engineering

Seneca J. Stairs, Glen Lake Secondary School, Environmental Engineering

Dollar Bay, MI

Ricky J. Greub, Dollar Bay High School, Accounting

Casey J. Loring*, Fruitport High School, Mathematics

Reid T. Pietila, Houghton High School, Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Nick R. Ringler*, Dollar Bay High School, Finance

Jamie A. Sertich*, Dollar Bay High School, Accounting

Cole S. Stout, Dollar Bay High School, Mechanical Engineering

Nate M. Tervo, Dollar Bay High School, Mechanical Engineering

Brandon D. Thompson, Dollar Bay High School, Sports and Fitness Management

Cody J. Woodbury, Standish-Sterling High School, Chemical Engineering

Hancock, MI

Peter E. Amundsen, Marquette Senior High School, Computer Engineering

Emily E. Anible*, Lowell Senior High School, Mathematics

Jesse M. Berg, Calumet High School, Chemical Engineering

Tayler K. Bethke, West Ottawa High School, Electrical Eng Tech

Matthew C. Breuer*, International Institution HS, Mechanical Engineering

Lucas P. Buccilli*, Farwell High School, Computer Science

Carl E. Carter*#, Sweetwater High School, Computer Network & System Admn

Clark K. Cederberg, Saginaw Arts And Sciences Acad, Forestry

Kaitlyn E. Dodge*, Wauwatosa East High School, App Ecol & Environ Sci

Allyson R. Fenton, Hancock Central High School, Biomedical Engineering

Josh T. Fontius, Forest Hills Northern HS, Forestry

Hannah J. Gruber*, Lake Linden Hubbell HS, Medical Laboratory Science

Reid D. Hamar, Hancock Central High School, Finance

Ben M. Hartley, Ogemaw Heights High School, Exercise Science

Dan M. Heckman*, West De Pere High School, Mechanical Engineering

Hannah L. Heikkinen*, Hancock Central High School, Exercise Science

Ben E. Holladay, Houghton High School, Electrical Engineering

Grant A. Holmstrom, Hancock Central High School, Coaching Endorsement

Katherine A. Jarvis, Hancock Central High School, Materials Science and Engrg

Mary E. Jarvis*, Hancock Central High School, Environmental Engineering

Shelby R. Kellan, Westwood High School, Sports and Fitness Management

Alexander O. Kellogg, Penn Foster High School, Electrical Engineering

Rylie I. Kostreva, Houghton High School, Medical Laboratory Science

Anna E. Kubek*, East High School, Management Information Systems

Keenan J. Kurtz, Cardinal Mooney Catholic HS, Mechanical Engineering

Miles R. LeViere, Meridian High School, Chemical Engineering

Emily E. Lowe, Imlay City High School, Management

Nicholas C. Mangus, Kenowa Hills High School, Mechanical Engineering

Anthony J. Marcich, Pinckney Community High School, Mathematics

Kalle J. Markkanen, Houghton High School, Engineering Management

Molly K. McKenzie, Hancock Central High School, Biological Sciences

Anna R. Meese*, Hancock Central High School, Civil Engineering

Taylor J. Michels*, Kiel High School, Computer Engineering

Samuel W. Miller*, Mattawan High School, Electrical Engineering

Ryan E. Nelson, Calumet High School, Construction Management

Jacob J. Norkol, Hancock Central High School, Management Information Systems

Jordan D. Null, Traverse City West Senior HS, Mechanical Engineering

Bella L. Nutini*, Hancock Central High School, Exercise Science

Grace M. Ojala, Dayton Regional Stem School, Applied Geophysics

Jake R. Oomkes, Northview High School, Mechanical Engineering

Ben L. Painter, Forest Park High School, Engineering Management

Stanley R. Peterson, Dollar Bay High School, Mechanical Engineering

Eric L. Pivoris, Iron Mountain High School, Computer Engineering

Ethan A. Prehoda, Rice Memorial High School, Mechanical Engineering

Tyler J. Quinn, Pentwater Public School, Sound Design

Gabriel M. Raney, Charlotte High School, Mechanical Engineering

Josiah J. Richards*, Catholic Central High School, Mechanical Engineering

Samuel D. Vanderlin, Norway High School, Mechanical Engineering

Megan N. Volaski, General Education Diploma, Psychology

Jackie M. Wadaga, Baraga High School, Accounting

Kitty E. Williams, Howell High School, Theatre & Entertain Tech (BS)

Holly M. Wilmes, Omro High School, Medical Laboratory Science

Houghton, MI

Brett E. Annelin, Manistique Middle-High School, Electrical Engineering

Nick C. Anzalone, Houghton High School, Mechanical Engineering

Isaac S. Appleby*, Eau Claire Mem High School, Computer Science

Hunter M. Austin, Brandon High School, Engineering Management

Nicholas B. Balavich, Lake Orion High School, Mechanical Engineering

Rebecca Barkdoll*#, Home School, English

Grace G. Billman-Benveniste, Grand Ledge High School, Chemistry

Mickayla L. Brandly, Hancock Central High School, Finance

Riley L. Bretting, Ashland High School, Mechanical Engineering

Andrew M. Bunge, Lutheran High School Westland, Mechanical Engineering

Mallory K. Bunker, Inland Lakes High School, Chemical Engineering

Jacob V. Burch, Mount Pleasant High School, Civil Engineering

Ellen S. Burns, Gaylord High School, Medical Laboratory Science

Dawn Carlson*, Caldwell Parish High School, Non Degree Seeking (UG)

Sam J. Collaer, Houghton High School, Medical Laboratory Science

Wyatt C. Conrow, Langley High School, Mechanical Engineering

Adison C. Cook, Houghton High School, Exercise Science

Zach S. Crawford, Traverse City West Senior HS, Forestry

Trevor A. Cretney*, Garden City High School, Mechanical Engineering

Dante L. Cyrus, Houghton High School, Mechanical Engineering

Emma M. Davidson, New London High School, Electrical Eng Tech

Gita A. Deonarain*, Westside High School, Mechanical Engineering

Jake A. DeVries#, Grand Rapids Christian HS, Wildlife Ecology & Mgmt

Elisha J. Earley, Our Lady of Mercy High School, Biological Sciences

Josh F. Eckert, Stephenson High School, Civil Engineering

David R. Eychaner, Rochelle Township High School, Mechanical Engineering

Rob W. Falzon, Henry Ford Academy, Mechanical Engineering

Jake M. Fedie, L Anse Area High School, Mechanical Engineering

Doug A. Ferriby, Rockford Senior High School, Psychology

Roman P. Formicola, Adlai E Stevenson High School, Computer Science

Cameron J. Geschwendt, Zeeland West High School, Computer Science

ZhaaZhaa N. Greensky, Greenway High School, Biological Sciences

Lucas C. Grulke, Kettle Moraine Lutheran HS, Engineering Management

Sara A. Gustafson, Traverse City West Senior HS, Environmental Engineering

Liam L. Haggerty, University Detroit Jesuit HS, Chemical Engineering

Brian K. Harmon*#, South Lyon High School, Biological Sciences

Elyott R. Hedmark, Marquette Senior High School, Management Information Systems

Taylor G. Hedmark, Marquette Senior High School, Management Information Systems

Dustin R. Helmer*, Hudsonville High School, Geological Engineering

McKenzie P. Hill, Harbor Springs High School, Biomedical Engineering

Hannah J. Hobson, Stoughton High School, Management

Mattias M. Hoehnen*, Brookfield Central High School, Mechanical Engineering

Sophia L. Hoog, Homeward Education Association, Chemical Engineering

Ryan D. Howery, Inland Lakes High School, Sports and Fitness Management

Ben D. Hutchison, West Ottawa High School, Finance

Josh H. Jay, Eden Prairie High School, Materials Science and Engrg

Jesse M. Justice, Alamogordo High School, Mechanical Engineering

Emma S. Kantola, Lincoln High School, Biomedical Engineering

Amanda R. Kautzer*#, Benilde-St Margaret’S School, Biomedical Engineering

Gilliane N. Kenyon*, Westwood High School, Medical Laboratory Science

Robin N. Kerr, Michigan Great Lakes Virt Acad, Computer Science

Jacob P. Kuca, Traverse City West Senior HS, Electrical Engineering

Ari M. Laiho, Clayton Valley Charter HS, Exercise Science

Sarah E. Larkin*#, Home School, Computer Science

Ellie M. Lucier, Hancock Central High School, Chemical Engineering

Clay M. Lynn, Swartz Creek High School, Chemical Engineering

Abby K. Mauno, Houghton High School, Exercise Science

Courtney A. Melville, Lumen Christi High School, Mechanical Engineering

Bella G. Menzel-Smith*, Houghton High School, Biological Sciences

Dylan C. Meyer, Hancock Central High School, Social Sciences

Jared J. Meyer, Sevastopol High School, Mechanical Engineering

Charles V. Miller*, Culver Academies, Civil Engineering

Zach M. Mills, Portage Central High School, Electrical Engineering

Jaime A. Modolo, Swan Valley High School, Mechanical Engineering

Penny J. Nowlin*, Home School, Biochem & Molec Biology-Bio Sc

Leif K. Odegard, Houghton High School, Chemical Engineering

Jaime E. Opsahl, Lakeville South High School, Wildlife Ecology & Mgmt

Hunter A. Osgood, Seaholm High School, Chemical Engineering

Thomas D. Page, Houghton High School, Mechanical Engineering

Chris S. Peeters, Little Chute High School, Mechanical Engineering

Mackenzie H. Pletcher, Cheboygan Area High School, Electrical Engineering

Sawyer J. Poel, Hamilton High School, Electrical Eng Tech

Luke R. Pomranke, Petoskey High School, Mechanical Engineering

Conor Porter, Acad of Sci Math Tech Early Co, Computer Engineering

Bayleigh M. Purdy, Houghton High School, Mechanical Engineering

Abi E. Raetz*, Saint Francis High School, Environmental Engineering

Michele M. Reaume, Warren High School, Geological Engineering

Andrea L. Revoyr, Houghton High School, Accounting

Hannah O. Riggs, Alcona Community High School, Medical Laboratory Science

Jarod P. Russell, Plainwell High School, Mechanical Engineering

Ben A. Rybicki, Freeland High School, Civil Engineering

John K. Ryynanen, Houghton High School, Construction Management

Lindsay L. Sandell*, Houghton High School, Electrical Engineering

Clayton M. Sayen, Houghton High School, Engineering Management

Zack A. Schultz, Hudsonville High School, Mechanical Engineering

Jimmy P. Sedgewick, Kalkaska High School, Computer Network & System Admn

Jennifer A. Siffer, Dundee High School, Medical Laboratory Science

Sean R. Smith, Avon Grove High School, Environmental Engineering

Ross R. Smyth, Chelsea High School, Mechanical Engineering

Matthew J. Soth, Howell High School, Management Information Systems

Matthew P. Spencer, Ishpeming High School, Computer Engineering

Ben D. Spiller, Grand Blanc Community School, Mechanical Engineering

Alec B. Stilwell, Bellaire Public High School, Mechanical Engineering

Rebecca G. Stone*, Houghton High School, Biological Sciences

Timothy J. Stone, Houghton High School, Sustainability Sci and Society

John W. Stough, American Intl Sch Johannesburg, Mechanical Engineering

Tom W. Strome, Houghton High School, Marketing

Kyle D. Sweeney*, Adlai E Stevenson High School, Chemical Engineering

Mikhayla L. Tokarski, Marysville High School, Mathematics

Gabe C. Toman*, Owosso High School, Computer Network & System Admn

Cassidy L. Trotter*#, Beaver Dam High School, Biological Sciences

Conrad B. Truettner, Crested Butte Community School, Environmental Engineering

Madi T. Vachon, Brighton High School, English

Aidan D. VanDrie, Fossil Ridge High School, Computer Science

Andrew J. VanTiem, Lanse Creuse High School North, Chemical Engineering

Amber C. Varacalli, Linden High School, Computer Science

Joe Vermeylen, Dexter High School, Materials Science and Engrg

Charles I. Warren, Kalamazoo Christian HS, Computer Network & System Admn

Katie R. Welsh, Lakeland High School, Exercise Science

Leo P. Wheeler*#, Houghton High School, Forestry

Michael J. Wheeler, Portage Central High School, Computer Engineering

Junyao Yang, Henry Ford Ii High School, Computer Engineering

Hubbell, MI

Jacob J. Dessellier, Lake Linden Hubbell HS, Wildlife Ecology & Mgmt

Adam R. Gofton, Clare High School, Mechanical Engineering

Claire S. Hendricks, Marshall School, Forestry

Steph M. Manthei, North Branch High School, Chemical Engineering

Owen E. Mattila, Lake Linden Hubbell HS, Civil Engineering

L’Anse, MI

Shay M. Ekdahl, L Anse Area High School, Medical Laboratory Science

Elsa C. Schwartz*, L Anse Area High School, Forestry

Lake Linden, MI

Kierstyn R. Codere, Lake Linden Hubbell HS, Medical Laboratory Science

Alexa E. Destrampe, Lake Linden Hubbell HS, Exercise Science

Blake S. Dupuis*, Lake Linden Hubbell HS, Exercise Science

Peyton L. Gast*, Lake Linden Hubbell HS, Medical Laboratory Science

Lee B. Heckel, Lake Linden Hubbell HS, Electrical Eng Tech

Ryan M. Kesti, Lake Linden Hubbell HS, Accounting

Ryan A. Knoll, Lake Linden Hubbell HS, Chemical Engineering

Cody W. Kunnari, Lake Linden Hubbell HS, Sports and Fitness Management

Benjamin J. Mohrhardt, Traverse City West Senior HS, Environmental Engineering

Abby A. Sutherland, Lake Linden Hubbell HS, Exercise Science

Jason D. Sutherland, Lake Linden Hubbell HS, Social Sciences

Lanse, MI

Dominique T. Aleo*, L Anse Area High School, Biological Sciences

Sarah M. Dix*#, L Anse Area High School, Exercise Science

Erin A. Elmblad*, L Anse Area High School, Accounting

Ryker L. Miles, Brighton High School, Biomedical Engineering

Ashok E. Ravindran, Ishpeming High School, Mathematics

Laurium, MI

Hilding M. Beaudoin, Kingsford High School, Biological Sciences

Elina M. Helminen, Calumet High School, Medical Laboratory Science

Jacob D. Mihelich*#, Calumet High School, Finance

Isaiah H. Sutinen, Calumet High School, Accounting

Brooke J. Tienhaara, Calumet High School, Medical Laboratory Science

Mohawk, MI

Claire J. Haapala*, Calumet High School, Finance

Trevor C. Salata, Calumet High School, Finance

Ontonagon, MI

Mark T. Menigoz, Ontonagon Area High School, Forestry

Lianne J. Novak, Talawanda High School, Mathematics

Painesdale, MI

Maya R. Braden, Houghton High School, Biological Sciences

Davin P. Wiitanen*, Jeffers High School, Mechanical Engineering

Pelkie, MI

Caleb A. Hiltunen*, L Anse Area High School, Mathematics

Matthew J. Wilder, Home School, Mathematics

Rockland, MI

Colton J. Heikkinen, Ontonagon Area High School, Civil Engineering

South Range, MI

Ryne R. Hocking, Houghton High School, Accounting

Michael G. Johnson, Jeffers High School, Engineering Management

Tanner G. Nicholas, Jeffers High School, Construction Management

Shania P. Nixon, Jeffers High School, Accounting

Matt A. Olson*, Cloquet Senior High School, Mechanical Engineering

Erin K. Parker, Pennfield High School, Chemical Engineering

Brandon R. Taavola, Houghton High School, Construction Management

Trout Creek, MI

Lana E. Lind, Ewen-Trout Creek School, Management

Watton, MI

Steven D. Beauprey, L Anse Area High School, Biomedical Engineering