KINGSFORD - The Iron Mountain-Kingsford Community Schools held the 2012 Adult and Alternative Education High School graduation at Kingsford High School auditorium with Julie Wonders, director of the program, as the master of ceremonies.
Guest speaker was James R. Helmer II, a 1994 Iron Mountain-Kingsford Community Schools Alternative Education graduate. He is currently the TRiO Math specialist at Bay de Noc Community College in Escanaba.
The adult education student speaker for the Class of 2012 was Raissa Clarkson of Iron Mountain High School.
A $500 scholarship was also presented at the ceremony from the Iron Mountain-Kingsford Community Schools to Daniel Garbrecht of Kingsford High School.
The 30 high school graduates receiving degrees at the ceremony included:
- Kingsford High School: Jonathan J. Aichner, Lindsey-Rae Anderson, Garth W. Brunette, Christopher I. Collins, Dustin J. Currie, Daniel E. Garbrecht, Joshua W. Garrow, Whitney C. Junak, Derek J. Knudsen, Joelynn M. Musgrove, Tara L. Ozzello, Michael A. Singletary, and Jennifer L. Waisanen.
- Iron Mountain High School: Martin S. Altoft, Shawn M. Caruso, Raissa J. Clarkson, Sarah A. Lantz, Alix T. Nokes, Zachary R. Peterson, Chelsea M. Schewe, Michael Daniel Spaniak, Dallas Joseph Webb, and Skyelynne M. Wodzinski.
- Norway-Vulcan High School: Tyler M. Baranski, Kacie M. Harder, Tyler J. Krause, Jessica L. Oseen, and Natasha E. Taff.
- North Dickinson High School: Jerald J. Pringle and Olivia C. Thone.
The 14 students received GED certificates were Desereh L. Annear, Daniel J. Carlson, Jaime R. Fedeli, Scott J. Frazelle, Matthew D. Johnson, Boris J. Meeuwsen, Ryan A. Noe, Matt A. Oslund, Maisy M. Peterson, Samantha J. Rintala, Vincent S. Sonesen, Richard A. Steadman II, Felicia B. Valerio, and Jeremiah R. Vassar.