NMU names Student of Education Award recipients

​MARQUETTE, Mich.— The Northern Michigan University School of Education recently presented awards to its outstanding graduates. The students’ names, awards and a portion of their recognition summaries follow:

Boyne City: Samantha Bricker, Elementary Teacher Education Award, “She works hard to build positive relationships and uses many different techniques to connect to her students in a positive manner and always has a smile on her face”;

Evart: Cameron Bancroft, W.C. Hoppes Elementary Education Award, “Cameron embodies the characteristics we find so important in our profession: leadership, dedication to learning, openness to reflection and the pursuit of opportunities for personal and shared growth”;

Laurium: Melissa Curtis, Secondary Education Recognition Award, “Her professionalism, effective lesson planning and presentation, positive relationships with students and her willingness to go beyond what is required are just a few reasons why Melissa Curtis was chosen to receive special recognition”;

St. Cloud: Suzanne Juip, School of Education Director’s Special Merit Award, “She is always willing to challenge herself and others. Every time I see Suzie’s name on something, I can assume it was done with care and integrity”;

De Pere: Matthew Meyer, Secondary Teacher Education Award, “Matt has continually demonstrated a high level of professional preparedness and teaching ability and has surfaced as a leader in the physical education, health and social studies discipline.”