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.
Nick Chapman and wife Mandy Chen welcomed daughter Katie on Feb. 19, 2013.
Liz Conroy-Yockim was part of a group of Pacific University alumni and students who traveled to Germany in May and June 2013. Other members of the group included Aaron Jongenelen ’07, Kaeli Laxson ’13, Brittany Hartman ’13, Rachel Schreiber ’14, Jerry Sanchez ’13, Michael Summers ’14, Ellen Rodgers ’14, Chelsey Hoglund ’15 and Sara Rodgers ’16. The group visited former German teaching assistants Conny Loder, Claas Ceo and Peter Becker.
Noah Horstman is the director of instruction at Beechmont Country Club in Cleveland. He lives half the year in Mesa, Ariz., where he teaches golf and plays in the All-American Gateway Tour.
Colin Hosking graduated with honors from Hawai’i Pacific University in May 2012 with a master of social work degree.
Ashley Zeck and Matthew Miller MHA ’13 were married on Sept. 24, 2011, and welcomed daughter Abigail Rose Miller on March 7, 2013. She weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce.
Adam Sadoski is an attorney with the firm of Holmes Weddle & Barcott in Anchorage, Alaska. He graduated in 2010 from the Seattle University School of Law.
Katie Bailey ’07, OT ’10 married Todd Gienger ’07 on Nov. 17, 2012. They currently live in Portland.