New Michigan Tech graduates

HOUGHTON — Local students were among more than 850 graduates honored at Michigan Technological University’s Spring Commencement held on the Houghton, Michigan campus May 4.

Former astronaut and combat fighter pilot Gregory H. Johnson, who lives part time in Traverse City, Michigan, was the commencement speaker. The student address was delivered by Monica Brechting of Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Michigan Technological University is a public research university, home to more than 7,000 students from 60 countries. Local students who graduated from the university include:

Cooks

Alexander C. Hubble, Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

Escanaba

Travis L. Altmeyer, Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering

Amanda R. Bink, Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

Sam D. LaMarche, Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

Thomas R. Prica, Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology

Brendon N. Schuenke, Bachelor of Science in Statistics

Derek R. Verbrigghe, Master of Science in Kinesiology

Gladstone

Bridget A. Becker, Bachelor of Science in Engineering Management

Anna C. Caramella, Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences

Carly A. DeVet, Bachelor of Science in Forestry

Lauren T. Parrett, Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science

Chris T. Sedenquist, Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering

Tyler W. Wells, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

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