Updated: January 29, 2013 6:04AM
Doctorate at ISU: Gary native Roddran Grimes received her doctorate degree in education during December commencement at Indiana State University in Terre Haute. Grimes earned a bachelor’s degree in safety management in 1982 and has worked near Atlanta in the health-care technology field and as a middle school special education teacher. She is an assistant professor in special education at Lewis-Clark State College in Lewiston, Idaho. For more about Grimes, visit www.indstate.edu/news/news.php?newsid=3332&fb_source=message.
Students earn honors: Court reporting students who were awarded honors for the summer semester include: (Highest Honors) Margaret Abernathy, DeMotte; Rachel Brantley, Valparaiso; Samantha Coday, South Bend; Tammy Garber, Lake Station; Carrie Harville, Crown Point; Hannah Kwiatkowski, Cedar Lake; Ronald Lynn, Wheatfield; Chiquita Smith, Schererville; and Marissa Veith, Chicago; (High Honors) Jonathan Abrams, Long Beach; Michelle LeGrand, Merrillville; and Nicole Simchak, Munster; and (Honors) Christine Koczur, Valparaiso.