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GOCC President receives high evaluation marks

Glen Oaks Community College President David Devier was the recipient of high marks from the school’s board of trustees during his evaluation this week. The board evaluation included 48 questions covering six functional areas of performance. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being “significantly exceeds expectations,” Devier’s overall rating was 4.39, representing an increase over his 2015 …

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New cross country coach at Glen Oaks

Glen Oaks Athletic Director Courtney Ivan announced today the hiring of a new men’s and women’s cross country coach, Melissa Cramton. “I am delighted to have Melissa on staff. Her knowledge, enthusiasm, and passion for running is contagious! Student-athletes, staff, and fans will love her optimism and energy. She will do great things for us here at the Oaks” Ivan said. Cramton …

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ISD plans special meeting

The St. Joseph County Intermediate School District has announced a special meeting it will stage next week. The meeting takes place at 5:30 p.m. June 29 at the ISD office on Shimmel Road in Centreville. According to the agenda, the purpose of the assembly is to conduct interviews to fill the upcoming board vacancy. The vacancy was created with the …

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Centreville baseball moves on to semi-finals

A local high school baseball team will return to the state semi-finals Friday and try once again to bring home a state championship this weekend. The Centreville High School varsity squad Tuesday won its quarter-final contest against Concord, 4-3, in extra innings in Battle Creek. The Bulldogs, who sport a 28-3 record, will square off against Sterling Heights Parkway Christian …

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Constantine honored retired superintendent

Retired Constantine Public Schools superintendent Chuck Frisbie was honored Tuesday during a luncheon at the high school, the district’s last day of the academic year. Frisbie was presented with a special-commendation award from the state, signed by Rep. Aaron Miller, U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, state Sen. John Proos and Gov. Rick Snyder. The 54-year-old Frisbie also received a plaque from …

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Area youths awarded scholarships

As part of GreenStone Farm Credit Services’ commitment to youth in agriculture, the cooperative recently awarded $40,000 in scholarships to 22 incoming college freshmen through the association’s scholarship program. Two area students were among the recipients of the scholarships. Loren King, currently homeschooled, plans to attend Michigan State University to pursue a dual degree in foreign agribusiness management and biosystems …

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