L’Anse-area resident Bridget Summers is a Superior Woman. A relative newcomer to the Upper Peninsula, she is making a positive impact in the western U.P. community she has adopted as her hometown, and also in her role as the newest member of the Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees.
Marquette-area stockbroker and philanthropist Theresa Sell is a Superior Woman. A relative newcomer to the Upper Peninsula, she is making a positive impact on the lives of some of the most vulnerable in the community: the children.
46.5436° N, 87.3954° W Marquette, Michigan Susan Estler, executive director of Travel Marquette, is a Superior Woman. Over the past year,
Stacy Welling Haughey, the Upper Peninsula Regional Coordinator for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, is a Superior Woman. As a child, Welling Haughey dreamed of following in her grandfather’s footsteps by working for the DNR, and, following a career based on hard work, learned that sometimes a little girl’s dreams can come true.
Lorrie Hayes, lead singer in the Marquette, Michigan-based Flat Broke Blues Band, is a Superior Woman. As a child, Hayes made a deal with God, and she has been singing the Blues ever since.
46.8158° N, 87.7285° W Big Bay, Michigan Kristen Mariuzza, general manager of the Upper Peninsula’s Eagle Mine in Big Bay,
46.5436° N, 87.3954° W Marquette, Michigan Amy Clickner of Neguanee, CEO of the Lake Superior Community Partnership in Marquette, is a
April Lindala of Marquette, the director of the Center for Native American Studies at Northern Michigan University, is a Superior Woman. Lindala began working for NMU while still an undergraduate student and has built a solid university department honoring the Native America culture.
Anna Dravland of Marquette and the founder of Spread Goodness Day, is a Superior Woman. Despite limitations, She is working hard to spread joy worldwide.
Brianna Salmela, owner of Honor Yoga in Negaunee, is a Superior Woman. Learning and teaching yoga has been a lifelong journey for Salmela, whose mother, Lori Jokinen, also teaches yoga at the studio, along with mother-daughter yoga teaching duo Julie Champion and Jaylyn Giotto.