On November 11, WMU-Cooley Law School’s Lansing campus held a convocation honoring students who will be graduating following the law school’s fall term.
Katrina Davis, Amanda Ingraham, Viktoria Lissner, and Casey Strong were presented with the Leadership Achievement Award, which acknowledges those students who have consistently, comprehensively, and effectively provided leadership in a variety of capacities. The award is intended to be the culmination of the recipients’ participation in leadership activities at WMU-Cooley.
Additionally, Ingraham, Strong, and Kati Komorosky were presented with the Alumni Association Distinguished Student Award. The award is given to selected graduating students based on academic accomplishment, demonstrated leadership, meaningful extracurricular activities and post-graduation plans.
Originally from Little Rock Arkansas, Davis earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan. While at WMU-Cooley she served on the Law Review as an executive symposium editor, a member of the Christian Legal Society, Student Bar Association, and as a student ambassador.
Ingraham, from Benton Harbor, Michigan, earned her bachelor’s degree from Western Michigan University. She was a Moot Court member, competition participant, treasurer, and a National Moot Court team member while at WMU-Cooley. She served as a Mock Trial board member and as a grade appeals magistrate. In addition to being a member of the Student Bar Association, Ingraham was also a senator and mentor.
Lissner, a native of Grand Rapids, Michigan, earned a Bachelor of Science from Grand Valley State University. She has been an active member of the Student Bar Association serving as E-board events coordinator, senator, and committee member. Lissner was a member of the Law Review as an interim solicitation editor and executive solicitation editor. She was a member of the Organization of Women Law Students, serving as the organization’s fundraising chair and events coordinator.
From Goshen, Indiana, Strong earned her Bachelor of Science from Grand Valley State University. She served managing editor of the Law Review and as vice president of the Student Bar Association. As a member of the bar association, she served on the Academic, Campus Merge, and Academic and Student Relations Committees. Strong also served on the American Bar Association Law Student Division as a senator, and was a Moot Court Competition Winner.
Komorosky, of Boyne Falls, Michigan, earned a bachelor’s degree from Spring Arbor University. She was a recipient of the Thomas E. Brennan Leadership Scholarship, Moot Court participant, editor in chief and associate editor for the Homeland and National Security Law Review, and served as president and founder of the law school’s Homeland and National Security Emergency Response and Education Association.