Farmington area students achieve academic success

Farmington student receives Jackie Robinson award

The Jackie Robinson Foundation selected Farmington student Alexis Stokes (Princeton) as part of its 62 members of the Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship program. These Scholars, comprising the Class of 2020, are an exemplary group of incoming college freshman chosen for their educational accomplishments, financial need and civic leadership potential.

The new Scholars will each receive up to $28,000 over four years and comprehensive support that includes internship and permanent job placement; curriculum and career guidance; one-on-one mentoring; and leadership and practical life skills training. The Foundation’s hands-on approach has resulted in a consistent, nearly 100 percent graduation rate.

LaLonde receives Physician Assistant Degree

Noelle LaLonde, of Farmington Hills, received a Master of Medical Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies at the Class of 2016 Graduation of the Physician Assistant Program at Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) in Harrogate, Tennessee, on August 6, 2016. Lalonde received her Bachelor of Science degree from Central Michigan University. She is the daughter of Edward and Jacqueline Lalonde.

Reamer selected as Samford University Preministerial Scholar

Caroline Reamer of Farmington Hills has been selected as a Samford University Preministerial Scholar for 2016-17. Reamer is a freshman elementary education major and one of 12 students selected for this highly competitive academic and leadership program. She is a graduate of Mercy High School.

Samford’s Preministerial Scholars are chosen after a rigorous process that includes an application, a review by the university’s admission and academic staffs, and an on-campus interview. Combining the academic study of religion with the practical experience of internships and cadres, the program seeks to equip students for church-related and Christian ministries.