Whitmers named to Hillsdale deans’ list

HILLSDALE – Emily and Caleb Whitmer, whose parents are Mary and Gary Whitmer of Gladstone, have been named to the dean’s list for the 2013 Fall semester at Hillsdale College.

Both seniors, Emily is majoring in music and Caleb is an English major.

Emily and Caleb are 2010 graduates of Gladstone High School.

Pepin awarded doctorate degree

GLADSTONE – Gina M. Pepin graduated on Jan. 11 from Walden University with a Doctorate of Education degree in teacher leadership. Commencement ceremonies were held in Orlando, Fla.

Pepin is currently employed at Lemmer Elementary School in Escanaba in Title I and is an online adjunct professor at Benedictine University, teaching master level classes for reading certification.

She resides in Gladstone with her husband, Rick, and their three children.

Esky resident named on Concordia Dean’s List

MEQUON, Wis. – Casey Deshambo of Escanaba has been named to the Fall Deans List for the first semester of 2013-14 academic year at Concordia University. To be eligible for the honor, students must achieve a minimum 3.50 GPA.

Deshambo is a freshman majoring in chemistry.