Jensen is U of M honors grad

GLADSTONE – Kyle R. Jensen graduated May 4 magna cum laude from the University of Michigan with an industrial and operations engineering degree. He has accepted a position with Baker Hughes in Houston, Texas.

The son of Judy and Rick Jensen of Gladstone, Kyle is a 2009 graduate of Gladstone High School.

Denome awarded LSSU degree

ESCANABA – Ashley M. Denome graduated April 27 from Lake Superior State University Honors program for BioChem. She is following her dream of going on in the master’s program with Northern Michigan University.

The daughter of Debi Denome of Escanaba, Ashley is an Escanaba High School graduate. In addition to LSSU, she attended Bay de Noc Community College and Ferris State University.

Rettig receives GVSU award

ALLENDALE – Angie Ann Rettig of Escanaba has been presented with the Social Work Departmental Award from Grand Valley State University. She is a graduate of Mid-Peninsula High School.

At the undergraduate level, candidates for departmental honors must have earned at least 85 credits with an average grade point average (GPA) of 3.5 or above. One student per department earns this award.