Faces for June 3, 2018
Taavi Mattson, a 2017 graduate of Wisconsin-Superior, was named one of their new officers. Mattson, a 2014 graduate of Superior High School, is currently working in the Douglas County Jail. A member of the Superior Police Department Auxiliary, he will attend the Criminal Justice — Law Enforcement Academy program at Chippewa Valley Technical College later this month.
Current Wisconsin-Superior student and Superior Police Department dispatcher Ashley Engelman will receive a meritorious award for her work talking a suicidal teen through a crisis and ultimately preventing the death of the teen.
Lifesaving Awards were presented to six officers including Wisconsin-Superior alumni Officer Charles Mahlen, Officer Mikayla LeRette and Officer Tyler Rude. Current Wisconsin-Superior student John Fontaine also received a Lifesaving Award and multiple letters of commendation.
Wisconsin-Superior graduate Officer Griffith Coffman received four letters of commendation for his service.
Wisconsin-Superior Campus Safety Officer Keith Douglas and Officer Joseph Eickman received letters of commendation for assisting the Superior Police Department with an arrest.
Coffman, Fontaine and Rude also received Fitness Awards and Wisconsin-Superior student and Duluth resident, Maria Puglisi, performed the national anthem prior to the event.SERVICE NOTES
- U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Alexa A. Duesler graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Duesler, a 2016 graduate of Virginia High School, is the daughter of James and Rhonda Duesler of Mountain Iron.