Valley View presents Johnson as Example in Excellence

Mavis Johnson is one of 14 students featured in this year’s “Examples in Excellence—Rockford Students Making a Difference.”	Photo by DOUGLAS PHOTOGRAPHY

Student’s positive joy for life has great impact on classmates, teachers Mavis Johnson is the daughter of  Chuck and Sheryl Johnson and sister to Cailie, Clifton and Madelyne. Mavis is an exemplary leader who sets the bar high by her example. She continually uses the life skills of patience, respect, perseverance, flexibility, friendship and effort […]

Heider awarded GVSU scholarship

Katelyn Heider of Rockford has been named a recipient of a faculty scholarship to Grand Valley State University (GVSU). Heider, a recent graduate of Rockford High School, is the daughter of Charlie and Debbie Heider. To be considered for a faculty scholarship, the recipient must have a 3.6 high school grade-point average (GPA), a minimum […]

Rockford students awarded graduation honors at Hope College

Kelsey Cratty and Lisa Markham, both of Rockford, have been named as recent Hope College graduates who have been awarded graduation honors for outstanding academic accomplishment during their four years of study. Cratty was awarded magna cum laude, which is awarded to graduates who achieve a minimum 3.7 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale. Markham […]

Fegel graduates from EMU

Tim Fegel II

Tim Fegel II, a 2007 Rockford High School graduate, has graduated summa cum laude from Eastern Michigan University (EMU) with a 3.92 grade-point average. While attending EMU, Fegel was a lab instructor for the geology department and a manager/climbing instructor at Planet Rock Climbing Gym in Ann Arbor. He has received a bachelor of science […]

Roguewood Spanish Immersion presents Bomer as Example in Excellence

Maria Bomer, 11, is one of 14 students featured in this year’s “Examples in Excellence—Rockford Students Making a Difference.”	Photo by DOUGLAS PHOTOGRAPHY

Maria appreciates life, always gives 100 percent in all she does Maria Bomer, 11, is the daughter of Heather and Michael Bomer and sister to Kathleen, 19, Christian, 17, and John, 14. Maria’s teachers describe her as a compassionate student with a permanent positive attitude who always tries to do her best, is honest, and […]