Miller gets masters of social work

Courtesy photo Shown, from left, are Michigan State University graduates from the Upper Peninsula Melissa Miller of Cooks, Suzanne Tusa of Iron Mountain, Cassie Barron of Marquette, and Kayla Zampese of Marquette.

EAST LANSING — Melissa “Missy” Miller of Escanaba was awarded a masters degree in social work from Michigan State University on May 3.

She graduated with a 3.63 GPA, including degrees from Bay de Noc Community College and Northern Michigan University.

Miller is the daughter of John and Theresa Miller of Cooks.

She was inspired by her grandmother, Martha Miller of Cooks, who had a long career as a social worker for the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians.

Miller plans to stay in the area to help people and her community. She wanted to thank the family, friends, teachers, classmates, and co-workers for their invaluable help and support.

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