Julie Heldt Wonders inducted into NMU Hall of Fame

   Former Lawrence High School girls basketball standout Julie (Heldt) Wonders was one  of five individuals and one team inducted last Friday, Sept. 20, into the Northern Michigan University Hall of Fame.
   Following a two-year stint at Lake Michigan College, where  she was all-conference, all-state and all-region both seasons, she also set single-season and career scoring records (649 and 1,103), respectively.
   Attending Northern Michigan in her first year, 1991-92,  she helped her team reach the NCAA Division II Regionals where she earned NCAA Regional Tournament MVP honors. She was also named to the the All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic  Conference second team.
   The following year, Wonders set an NMU single-season scoring record with 715 points, averaging 25.5 points per game.
  Wonders reached 30 points seven times and set a single-game scoring record with 52 points against the University  of Wisconsin Parkside. The team set a new school record by averaging 89.7  points per game.
   According to the university, those records still stand today.
Wonders graduated from NMU in 1994 with a bachelor’s  degree  in Health Education.
   Wonders is director of Iron Mountain-Kingsford Community Schools.

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