NMU scholarships presented

MARQUETTE – Five area residents are the recipients of scholarships from Northern Michigan University for the 2014-15 academic year. The students are:

Cody Anderson of Gladstone – John Karageorge Memorial Scholarship. To qualify for the scholarship, students must be a junior or senior enrolled in the pre-med program with a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher. Preference is given to applicants from the Upper Peninsula.

The John Karageorge Memorial Scholarship was established in 1988 by family and friends in memory of John Karageorge.

Alyssa LaLonde of Rapid River – Burton G. Frick Business Scholarship. To qualify for the scholarship, students must be a junior pursuing a degree in the Walker L. Cisler College of Business with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Preference is given to students from the Chicago area or residents of the U.P.

The Burton G. Frick Business Scholarship was established in 2001 by NMU alum John B. Frick and Eric, Anne and Robert Frick. Burton Frick, a businessman from the Chicago area, was a long-time admirer of and visitor of the U.P.

Amber Froberg of Rapid River – Paul Ramseth Nursing Scholarship. To be eligible for the scholarship, students must be a junior or senior admitted into the nursing program and have a grade point average of 3.25 or higher.

The Paul Ramseth Nursing Scholarship was established in 1983 by the Ramseth family.

Nolan Lukasik of Carney – James T. Malsack Scholarship and Sherman Nebel Memorial Scholarship. To be eligible for the Malsack scholarship, the student must be a full-time incoming freshman, with a minimum high school GPA of 2.5. Preference is given to Dickinson County High School graduates majoring within the Walker L. Ciscler College of Business.

The James T. Malsack Scholarship was established in 2006 by a bequest from James T. Malsack.

To be eligible for the Nebel Memorial Scholarship, students must be majoring in business or engineering. First preference is given to applicants from Alaska and second preference is given to students from the U.P.

The Sherman Nebel Memorial Scholarship was established in 1999 by family and friends of Mr. Nebel.

Raquel Johnson of Cornell – Stan Whitman Memorial Scholarship. To be eligible for the scholarship, students must be an athlete in basketball, football, swimming or hockey and are Upper Peninsula residents. Applicants must have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher and preference is given to applicants who are enrolled in the Walker L. Cisler College of Business, the school of education or the school of nursing.

The Stan Whitman Memorial Scholarship was established in March 1994 by the family and friends of Stan Whitman.