Tony McLain, LSSU President Emeritus (2009-2014), is the 7th President of Lake Superior State University. His career in education has seen him in a variety of positions, from working as an English teacher to two superintendent positions. Prior to working at the Sault Area Public Schools he was superintendent of the Superior Central Schools in Eben Junction, Michigan. He also worked for the Thornapple Kellogg Schools, where he was a principal, curriculum director and guidance director for 16 years. McLain earned his doctorate from MSU in K-12 education administration, holds a master’s degree in counseling and personnel administration and a bachelor’s degree in English, both from Western Michigan University. He is a graduate of Mason County Central High School in Scottville, Mich. Successful candidates must be an incoming freshman majoring in any course of study with a minimum 3.25 GPA from one of five school systems: Mason County Central High School, Thornapple Kellogg, Carsonville-Port Sanilac, Superior Central or Sault Area High School. Recipients have demonstrated leadership by participation in athletics, student council, community activities or other leadership involvement at the high school level.