Mariah Goeks of Lake Forest, Ill., has been named the Northern Michigan University Physics Department 2020-21 outstanding graduating senior. She will earn her bachelor's degree May 1. Goeks began working with the NMU solid-state physics research group as a Freshman Fellow. Through that experience, she was able to travel to a national laboratory in England.
Denice Weeks of Boyne City, Mich., has been named one of two Northern Michigan University School of Nursing 2020-21 outstanding graduating seniors. With a 4.0 grade-point average, she graduated in December, earning her RN to BSN degree while simultaneously working full-time in the operating room at McLaren Northern Michigan.
Robin Moriarty of East Lansing, Mich., has been named the Northern Michigan University Department of Mathematics and Computer Science 2020-21 outstanding graduating senior. With a cumulative 4.0 grade-point average, Moriarty is graduating May 1 with degrees in both mathematics and computer science.