Congratulations: Brittany Benson, of Big Rapids, recently graduated from medical school at the University of Michigan. She is now a resident physician at Mott Children’s Hospital, where she specializes in pediatrics. Dr. Benson graduated with top honors from Big Rapids High School in 2006 and earned her undergraduate degree from Grand Valley State University. She is the daughter of David and Karen Benson, of Big Rapids, and the granddaughter of Ervin and Marilyn Jones, of Reed City, and the late Lawrence and Frances Benson, of Morley. (Courtesy photo)