Waeghe is NMU honors graduate

MARQUETTE – Amelia Waeghe, daughter of Jeffery and Paula Waeghe of Delta County, graduated on Dec. 14 from Northern Michigan University with a bachelor’s in science in history with a minor in public history.

Amelia is a 2008 graduate of Gladstone High School, a 2011 graduate of Bay de Noc Community College where she earned an associates degree in liberal arts, and a 2013 NMU graduate with honors earned by being inducted into Phi Alpha Theta, a national honor society for history majors.

During her time at Northern in the fall semester of 2012, she was featured in the Central Upper Michigan Archives blog as the exceptional Historian’s Laboratory class researcher. Her research paper consisted of a study of the ethnic population of Marquette County during prohibition.

In March of 2012 she was a speaker during Women’s History Month where she presented research findings along with being the student spotlighted on the university’s Disability Services webpage.

Currently, she is a volunteer at the Delta County Historical Society and is applying to the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee where she will continue her education to obtain a masters specializing in museum studies and archival management.