- Traverse Bay Area Intermediate School District Career-Tech Center Agriscience/Natural Resources program entered a winning team into the National Future Farmers of America Organization’s veterinary science competition. The CTC team placed fifth overall out of 90 teams at the event. Individually, CTC students Sierra Sizen took 16th place and Anna Clouse took 18th place out of more than 300 participants. The FFA veterinary science contest tests students on technical knowledge and practical skills in the field of veterinary science, such as medicine dosage, restraint techniques, lab tests, and patient records management.
- 18-year-old percussionist Noah McKee, from Traverse City, appeared on the June 25 episode of “From the Top,” the hit National Public Radio radio program featuring America’s best young classical musicians, hosted by acclaimed pianist Christopher O’Riley. McKee attends Interlochen Arts Academy, where he studies with John Alfieri. He plays in a percussion ensemble and orchestra at school as well as studying Timpani, percussion, and classical guitar.
- Cadet Jason Roy Steimel, son of Allen and Marjorie Steimel, of Suttons Bay, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. Steimel graduated from Suttons Bay High School in 2008. While at West Point, he concentrated his studies in Human Geography. He was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army within the Military Intelligence branch and will report to Fort Lewis, Wash., for his first assignment.
- St. Mary School announced its Principal’s Award recipients: Taylor Moore, Rachael Schaub, and Ben Bardenhagen. These three students received a plaque and their names will be added to the list of past recipients on a larger plaque that is displayed in the school lobby.
Community in Brief: 05/21/2013
Weather balloon launch; TCAPS Music Boosters concert; library plant sale and more.Continued ...
Local student earns rank of Eagle Scout
Nicholas Loew, an Elk Rapids High School freshman has earned the rank of Eagle Scout.Continued ...
Community in Brief: 05/20/2013
Interlochen schedule changes; author program; SEEDS fashion show; and more.Continued ...
Community in Brief: 05/19/2013
Beekeepers meeting; Korean War story; Swirl in Petoskey; and more.Continued ...
You're Needed: 05/18/2013
Organizers of the Art Rapids! fair to be held in June in Elk Rapids are seeking host families for some of the artists who will be participating in the event.Continued ...
Community Newsmakers: 05/18/2013
David Barr and Beth Dwaihy-Barr will be honored at the Legacy Gala on Saturday, June 15 at the Novi Civic Center in Novi.Continued ...
Community in Brief: 05/18/2013
Moyers' interview on climate; Short's kick-off party; chamber music on IPR; and more.Continued ...
Education Newsmakers: 05/18/2013
TC Central High School Freshman, Taylor Weckstein, has been named Distinguished Finalist in the 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards in Michigan for the creation of her charitable organization Giving 1 Family at a Time (G.1.F.T).Continued ...
- Friday, May 17, 2013
Community in Brief: 05/17/2013
Travelogue; Kids' Creative Expo; native plant sale; and more.Continued ...
- Thursday, May 16, 2013
Community in Brief: 05/16/2013
International Affairs Forum; Old Engine Club swap meet; art opening; and more.Continued ...
- Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Community in Brief: 05/15/2013
Bethany meeting; Peace Corps get-together; ice cream social and plant sale; and more.Continued ...
- Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Community in Brief: 05/14/2013
Photo exhibit opens; LIWdA hosts program; film festival; and more.Continued ...
- Monday, May 13, 2013
Community in Brief: 05/13/2013
Antrim Republican Women meet; infant eye exams; Human Rights forum; and more.Continued ...
Service News: 05/13/2013
Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City has been awarded the 2012 MH-65 Aviation Standardization Excellence Award for exemplary performance during their annual standardization evaluation held in September of 2012.Continued ...
- Sunday, May 12, 2013
Community in Brief: 05/12/2013
Kids' books sought; Torch area potluck; wildflower walks; and more.Continued ...
- Saturday, May 11, 2013
Education Newsmakers: 05/11/2013
Traverse City Area Public Schools announced the students selected as 2013 Music Booster and Departmental Scholarship recipients.Continued ...
You're Needed: 05/11/2013
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore will host a kickoff meeting for Adopt-A-Beach volunteers at 2 p.m., Wednesday, May 15, in the Philip A. Hart Visitor Center on M-72 in Empire.Continued ...
Community in Brief: 05/11/2013
Brunch and garden sale; TCAPS Makerspace; Boys book club; and more.Continued ...
- Friday, May 10, 2013
Community in Brief: 05/10/2013
Wings of Wonder program; Mushroom forays; birding hike; and more.Continued ...
- Thursday, May 9, 2013
Community in Brief: 05/09/2013
School open house; lunch for seniors; West Shore Community College graduation; and more.Continued ...
- Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Community in Brief: 05/08/2013
Kingsley Library Friends meet; Dance Center concerts; shimmy class for seniors; and more.Continued ...
- Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Community in Brief: 05/07/2013
Father Fred sale; help Goodwill Inn; Genealogy meeting; and more.Continued ...
- Monday, May 6, 2013
Community in Brief: 05/06/2013
Library Friends meet; school road rally; Railroad Society meets; and more.Continued ...
Service News: 05/06/2013
Marine Corps Pvt. Jesse J. Jensen, son of Yolonda Garr of Clarksville, Tenn., and Vince Jensen, of Fife Lake, earned the title of United States Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S. C.Continued ...
Education Newsmakers: 05/06/2013
The following is a partial list of area students named on the Dean’s List at Central Michigan University for the Fall 2012 semester:Continued ...
- Community in Brief: 05/21/2013