DR. PETER OLSON WINS GRAND PRIZE FOR WRITING
Dr. Peter Olson, Vice President of Academic Affairs and Student Success at North Central Michigan College, recently won the Grand Prize for Writing from the Mackinac Arts Council at a special event, Thoreau at Mackinac, commemorating Henry David Thoreau’s 200th birthday and his 1861 visit to Mackinac Island.
The essay, entitled “Walking among the Stars with Henry Thoreau on Mackinac Island,” will be included in the forthcoming book Thoreau at Mackinac: an Anthology of Writings by Henry David Thoreau with poetry and prose from Mackinac Island.
North Central Michigan College is an open-door community college based in Petoskey, with additional locations offering classes and services in Cheboygan and Gaylord. North Central’s mission is to provide educational, economic and cultural opportunities for student learning, personal growth and community improvement. North Central is an Achieving the Dream Leader College and a Veteran Friendly School.
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