BA, Graphic Communications, Northern Michigan University
Amanda McConnon is a U.P. native who attended Hancock High School and received a Bachelor’s
degree from Northern Michigan University in Graphic Communications. She joined the
CPCO team in 2015 and is actively involved in the greater community, including serving
on the UP Health Systems-Portage Board of Trustees, City of Hancock Recreation Commission,
and Community Action Agency and Western U.P. Food Bank marketing and volunteer.
BS, English and Art, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
Rose worked for 17 years in the banking and investment industry. She joined the CPCO
staff in 2001. She has 3 grown children and enjoys all wilderness activities, reading,
travel, and perennial gardening.
BS, Mathematics and Social Science, Michigan Technological University
Liz is a Michigan Tech graduate with a degree in mathematics and social sciences.
Her work at the Center for Pre-College Outreach has included coordinating Summer Youth
Programs, managing local outreach events, administering the GEAR UP grant, and assisting
with Mind Trekkers events. Liz is actively involved in both Michigan Tech and the
greater community, including as a member of the Copper Country Reading Council and
the Keweenaw Waterway Lighthouse Conservancy. In her free time, Liz can be found reading,
hiking, kayaking, gardening, and enjoying life in the Keweenaw.
BS, Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
Jannah is a Michigan Tech graduate who has been involved with Mind Trekkers throughout
her time as a student. She has served on the organization’s Executive Board and is
now looking forward to continuing her involvement promoting STEM education to students.
In her free time, Jannah enjoys cooking, being in the outdoors, and spending time
with her family and friends.
BS, Medical Laboratory Science, Michigan Technological University
Lauren is a Michigan Tech graduate who discovered her passion in working with STEM
promotion during her summers with the Center for Pre-College Outreach's Summer Youth
Programs. In her free time she enjoys hiking, reading, and traveling.