WMU-Cooley Law School Holds Honors Convocation
WMU-Cooley Law School’s Lansing campus honored more than 35 students March 24 for their leadership roles with various student organizations and for achieving academic excellence by being named to the Dean’s List or Honor Roll.
Julie Lawler-Hoyle received the Distinguished Student Award for her academic, service and student involvement.
The recipients of the Leadership Achievement Award were ReNita Antoine, Randy Petrowski, Jennifer Reed and Elisa Roeseler. The award acknowledges a student who has consistently, comprehensively and effectively provided leadership in a variety of capacities.
Special recognition for academic excellence was presented to Zachary Stempien for receiving 22 Certificates of Merit out of 28 courses completed in law school.
About Western Michigan University Cooley Law School: WMU-Cooley Law School resulted from the 2014 affiliation that combined WMU's status as a nationally-ranked, public, comprehensive research university with the commitment to practical legal education of an independent, non-profit, national law school. WMU-Cooley is accredited by both the American Bar Association and the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The law school has provided nearly 20,000 graduates with the practical skills necessary for a seamless transition from academia to the real world, and enrolls classes in January, May, and September at its Lansing, Auburn Hills, and Grand Rapids, Michigan campuses, and its Tampa Bay, Florida campus. WMU and WMU-Cooley Law School operate as independent institutions with their own governance structure and separate fiduciary responsibilities.