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Western UP high school students travel to leadership conference with TRIO program

 

March 11, 2022

Charity Smith/Daily Globe

A.D. Johnston High School sophomores Makayla Montgomery, 15, and Ethan Auftencamp, 15, get seated on a charter bus outside the school in Bessemer Thursday morning as Keweenaw TRIO advisor Michelle Jacob from Finlandia University checks on other students on the bus. The bus planned to make stops to picked up other Upper Peninsula students who are participating in Trio pre-college programs, on their way to Ann Arbor for a student leadership summit at the University of Michigan. Other Bessemer students participating include Emily Johnston, 16, Elaina Johnston, 16, Josh Ollanketo, 17, and Ava Ledin, 16.

By CHARITY SMITH

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BESSEMER - Eleven high school students in Gogebic and Ontonagon counties will participate in the Michigan College Access Program Personnel Student Leadership Summit at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor this week, as part of the TRIO pre-college programs. This includes six students from Bessemer, one from Wakefield-Marenisco, one from Ewen-Trout Creek and three from Ontonagon.

In total, the Keweenaw TRIO Upward Bound and TRIO Talent Search programs took 54 students representing school districts in Gogebic, Ontonogan, Houghton, Baraga, Iron an...



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