Weeks an Outstanding Nursing Grad


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. 

Weeks was recognized with an NMU outstanding clinical performance award. She hopes to use her BSN degree to achieve a leadership role within her current nursing organization.

As the mother of two daughters who inspire her daily, Weeks volunteers as president of a horse rescue, helping to rescue, rehab and rehome horses. She also said that she enjoys spending time with her husband. Pat, collecting antiques and traveling to warm destinations. 

NMU's virtual commencement will be held at 10 a.m. EST Saturday, May 1. Bryan Terrell Clark, a Broadway performer who played George Washington in Hamilton, will be the keynote speaker. Learn more about commencement and access a link to watch it live at www.nmu.edu/commencement.  

Prepared By

Jill Vermeulen
Student Writer

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