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.
Ann Gonyea, pastor at Eden Evangelical Lutheran Church in Munising, is a Superior Woman. Gonyea, who has lived most of her life in Michigan and other nearby Midwestern states, found that all roads lead back to the Upper Peninsula, especially when guided by some divine intervention.