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Aug 4, 2019  PLYMOUTH VOICE.

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Albion College names Plymouth student to MIAA Academic Honor Roll

Kiley Flynn of Plymouth was recently named to 2018-19 MIAA Academic Honor Roll.

Albion College women’s golf member Kiley Flynn was one of 170 Albion athletes named to the 2018-19 Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) Academic Honor Roll. The MIAA Academic Honor Roll recognizes student-athletes who maintain a 3.5 grade-point average for the academic year and earn a varsity letter in an IAA-sponsored sport.

As a team, women’s golf received an MIAA Team GPA award for its average 3.51
GPA for 2018-19. Eight Albion teams exceeded the 3.3 GPA team average required
to earn this award. Flynn is majoring in biology with a minor in Spanish.

Flynn is the child of Shawn Flynn of Riley and Tara LaFlair of Plymouth and a graduate of Plymouth-Salem High School.

Sarah Castellano of Northville was a member of the women’s soccer team.
Castellano recently graduated cum laude with a degree in communication
studies and a minor in management. Castellano is the child of Christina and
James Castellano of Northville and is a graduate of Northville High School.

Clare Kelley of Northville was a member of the women’s soccer team. Kelley
is a junior at Albion College. Kelley is the child of Daniel and Karen
Kelley of Northville and is a graduate of Ladywood High School.

Connor Ziparo of Northville was a member of the baseball team. Ziparo is
majoring in economics and management (international business emphasis) with
a concentration in the Carl A. Gerstacker Institute for Business and
Management. Ziparo is the child of Peter and Maureen Ziparo of Northville
and is a graduate of Northville High School.


Emily Hug Graduates from University of Utah

Emily Hug of Plymouth graduated with a Honors Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ballet from the University of Utah on May 2, 2019.

Hug was among the 8,465 graduates who were honored during the university’s 150th general commencement ceremony. Students in the Class of 2019 ranged in age from 18 to 72 and earned 9,126 degrees. Graduates represented 50 U.S states and 68 foreign countries.


Revolutionary 60s on display

The Plymouth Historical Museum has a new exhibit dedicated to the decade of peace movements, riots, the Vietnam War, the British music invasion, the moon landing, the Tiger World Series championship, and many other events of the 1960s. Displays include a 1965 Mustang, a typical family scene from the 1960s, bicycles of the era, a vignette of the Apollo Moon Landing and a life-size street scene of the Beatles on Abbey Road.

Revolutionary ’60s is sponsored by Blackwell Ford of Plymouth.

The exhibit will continue until Nov. 6. During this period, visitors can take advantage of “Free Summer Saturdays” admission which ends Aug. 31 and is sponsored by Comfort Keepers of Plymouth. Museum hours are 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The museum is located at 155 South Main St. Plymouth, 48170.

For more information, call (734) 455-8940.


Township hosts blood drive

Plymouth Township and the American Red Cross are hosting a blood drive from 1-7 p.m. Sept. 4.  The effort will take place at Plymouth Township Hall, 9955 N. Haggerty, Plymouth.

Fire Chief Daniel Phillips is coordinating the effort.

According to an official statement from the Red Cross, “The need for blood is constant and only volunteer donors can fulfill that need for patients in our community. Nationwide, someone needs a unit of blood every 2 to 3 seconds and most of us will need blood in our lifetime.”


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