Education briefs

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Cupps graduates from Wharton School of Business

Cassville High School graduate Steven Cupps received a Masterís Degree in Business Administration in Health Care Management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in a commencement ceremony May 14. Cupps graduated in the top five percent of his class, and was named a Palmer Scholar at the ceremony. The Wharton School is the oldest business school in the U.S. After his graduation, Cupps joined Nuna, a health-technology startup headquartered in San Francisco, Calif. The company developed the first standardized data platform for Medicaid and partners with organizations to make a positive impact through data-driven healthcare projects. A 2005 CHS graduate, and a 2009 Harvard University graduate, Cupps is the son of Don and Mary Cupps of Cassville.

Weirtsema named to Stephens College Dean's List

Alyssa Wiertsema, of Cassville, was named to the second semester High Honor's Dean's List at Stephens College in Columbia, for the 2016-2017 academic year. Students who attain high honors must have finished at least the equivalent of 12 credit hours and achieved a grade point average of 3.8 to 4.0.

Wiertsema is a junior Equestrian studies major at the college. She is a Cassville High School graduate, and the daughter of Michelle Wiertsema.