Several mini profiles followed by class notes listings.
Darlene Larson PT ’91 resides in Florida where she practices physical therapy at Smith Skilled Nursing Facility, the in-patient center at a local hospital and patients’ homes. She has not been on campus since graduating, but plans on returning this fall for Reunion.
Major Marji Burniston ’98, O.T. ’01, currently stationed in Las Vegas, returned to service in the U.S. Army as an occupational therapist in January 2006 after graduating from Pacific’s School of Occupational Therapy in 2001. In 2011, she was promoted to Major and received the Iron Major Award, which recognizes the top 10 percent of the Army Medical Specialist Corps for exceptional contributions and displayed leadership. Before moving to Afghanistan next summer, she will attend Reunion this fall.
Rodney Helm ’69, O.D. ’71 lives with his wife, Vickie ’71, in Park Rapids, Minn., where he practices optometry in his clinic with Murray Westberg O.D. ’05 and Jenni Keller O.D. ’11. Helm started biking in Forest Grove while attending Pacific and biked 64 miles on his birthday in the summer of 2011, continuing his annual tradition of biking his new age on every birthday.
Jeff Roberts MAT became the assistant principal at Seaside (Ore.) High School in August 2011, and head football coach in January 2012. Prior to moving to the Seaside School District, he taught and coached in the Tualatin, Sherwood and Parkrose school districts. He, wife Nissa and daughter McKenna live in Gearhart, Ore.
Erica Long married Jeff Sawyer on Aug. 18, 2012.
Jennifer (Bulosan) Armstrong and husband Travis welcomed baby Shiloh on Feb. 5, 2012. Jennifer owns and works as a consultant at Kaia Consulting.
Elias Ashton and wife Shirly Hsu-Ashton welcomed their son, Jase Benjamin Ashton, on Nov. 28, 2012. He was 7 pounds, 12 ounces and almost 22 inches long. Jase joins big sister Isabel.
Heidi (Killian) Hackenjos and husband Joey welcomed August Joseph on Sept. 1, 2011. August was 5 pounds, 1 ounce and 18 inches.
Nancy Pickering ’01, MAT ’06 married Cameron Jack on Aug. 12, 2012.
Molly (Estrin) Richardson and her husband, Erick, welcomed Dahlia Everly Richardson, on Jan. 15, 2013. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces. Dahlia joins big sister Lily.