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.
Crystal (Fitzsimmons) Miller and her husband, Nick Miller ’02, welcomed their son, Ian Taylor Miller, on June 30, 2013. He weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20 inches long.
Clinton Alexander ’02, MAT ’03 is celebrating 10 years of service as a middle school physical education and health teacher at Kamehameha Schools Hawai’i Campus.
Leiah M. Hok ’02, PT ’03 married Brett Munsey on June 22, 2013.
Rhea (Hastings) Olsen and husband K.C. welcomed son Brendan Kainalu Olsen on March 21, 2013. He was 7 pounds, 8 ounces and 20 inches long. He joins big brother Logan, age 4.
Cat (Cowden) Sheyman and husband Dave welcomed Norah Claire on Jan. 23, 2013. She was 6 pounds and 19 inches long.
Amy (Strong) Minister and her husband, Bolt, welcome their son, Bolton Fletcher Minister, on Sept. 5, 2012. He weighed 6 pounds, 2.5 ounces.
Martha Calus-McLain ’03 and Kyle McLain ’10 welcomed Ellen Elizabeth on May 10, 2013. She weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and measured 21.5 inches. She joins big sister, Rosie.