Clark Peters ’65, MSEd ’70 receives the 2012 Pacific University Outstanding Alumni Service Award for his years of service to public education in Oregon and his ongoing support of Pacific University’s speech and education programs.
Irv Zemrau ’62, O.D. ’63 receives the 2012 Pacific University Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award for his years as an optometrist, community volunteer and advocate for people diagnosed with schizophrenia and their families.
Lynn Meredith ’44 posthumously receives the 2012 Pacific University Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award for his service in World War II and his 32 years protecting presidents in the U.S. Secret Service. He died in 2009 at the age of 84.
P.J. Pitts, Pharm.D. ’09 receives the 2012 Pacific University Young Alumni Leadership Award for her work to provide triage and long-term health care in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake.
Col. Randall Christiansen ’72, OD ’74 recently retired from practicing optometry in Fairbanks, Alaska.
Rusty Hampton has joined the firm of Neel-Schaffer Inc. in the marketing department of its Jackson, Miss., office. Hampton has more than 30 years of journalism experience, most recently with 11 years as sports editor of the Jackson Clarion-Ledger. He previously worked for Louisville (Ky.) Courier-Journal and the Statesman-Journal in Salem, Ore.
Terry Sullivan owns LBC Franchising Corp., where he helps people find franchised businesses, coaches business owners and connects people and ideas. He lives in West Linn, Ore., with his wife of 25 years and two children, both of whom are in high school.
Jake von Scherrer was recently honored with the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association’s State Award of Merit for Florida. Since 2008, von Scherrer has been the athletic director at Palmer Trinity School in Miami, where he started a variety of sportsmanship initiatives. Von Scherrer is a member of the NIAAA National Certification Committee and this year presented a workshop at its national conference on some of the sportsmanship initiatives at his school.
David LeFevre ’82, OD ’83 retired from Group Health Medical Center on Jan. 31, 2013, after practicing at its location in Olympia, Wash., for 23 years. He is now practicing half-time at the Dupont Family Vision Clinic in Dupont, Wash.
Ken Parshall was recently named assistant superintendent of the Salem-Keizer (Ore.) School District. He previously served as principal of McKay High School in Salem.
Cathy Leong ’87, MSPT ’89 married Kirby J. Doyle on Dec. 8, 2012.