YPSILANTI — Graysen Sue Simmons, who distinguished herself as a scholar, athlete and community member as a high school student at Wayne in Huber Heights, made the dean’s list during her first semester at Eastern Michigan University.
Simmons, who is majoring in media and journalism studies with a minor in communication, is also a pole vaulter on the EMU track team.
Prior to embarking on her journey at EMU, Simmons was active within her school and community. She graduated in June of 2017 from Wayne High School after four years as an honor roll student.
She was an active member of student council, and participated in varsity athletics for all four years of her high school tenure. She holds the indoor (12’ 6”) and outdoor (12’ 7”) record for the pole vault at Wayne High School.
Simmons also remains an active member of “Engage City Church,” located in Huber Heights.
About Eastern Michigan University
Founded in 1849, Eastern is the second oldest university in Michigan. It currently serves more than 21,000 students pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 200 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University’s Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Health and Human Services; Technology, and its graduate school. EMU is regularly recognized by national publications for its excellence, diversity, and commitment to applied education. For more information about Eastern Michigan University, visit the University’s website.
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