Myers is Marquette U. honors grad

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Tara Myers graduated summa cum laude, with highest honors, from the Marquette University College of Nursing on May 19. Bill Cosby gave the commencement address for Marquette University on May 19. Summa cum laude honors require a cumulative grade point average of 3.9 or higher on a 4 point scale.

She received a bachelor’s degree in nursing during the ceremony held at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.

Tara is a 2009 graduate of Escanaba High School. She is the daughter of Paul and Penny (Snow) Myers.

Larsen awarded specialist degree

LAKE ORION, Mich. – Jason Larsen, of Lake Orion, Mich., received his educational specialist degree from Oakland University in Rochester, Mich., on April 26. He is currently an assistant principal and athletic director at South Lake School District in Saint Claire Shores, Mich.

He received a mater’s of science degree in 2008 from Emporia State University in Emporia, Kan., and a bachelor’s degree in English – secondary education from Northern Michigan University in 2001.

A 1996 graduate of Escanaba Area Public School, Jason is the son of Carl and Judy Larsen of Escanaba.