Class Notes, Fall 2012

Clark Peters 1965

Clark Peters 1965

 
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 1962

Irv Zemrau 1962

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 1944

 
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 2009

P.J. Pitts 2009

 
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.

General Comments

Emily Lux MAT

Emily Lux MAT was the featured artist in December at Summa Real Estate Group in Hillsboro, Ore. She is a muralist, painter and maker of books, as well as a teacher in special education. 

Rachel Seibert

Rachael Seibert works at Community Home Health and Hospice in Vancouver, Wash.

Travis Stine

Travis Stine, Alex Taimanao ’10, J. Jury ’12 and Dane Lum Ho ’14 are four of the seven members of DK Band, which won “Yahoo!-A-Palooza,” a national YouTube battle of the bands video contest. DK Band, which rehearses twice a week in an industrial building in Portland, also was the opening act for the December 2013 Yahoo! Year-End Party.

Sarah Swanholm OD

Sarah Swanholm OD has joined the eye-care team at Bagan Strinden Vision in Fargo, N.D. After graduating from Pacific, she completed a hospital-based rehabilitative optometric residency at the Kansa City (Mo.) Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Sarah Hope Mills Voelkel MFA

Sarah Hope Mills Voelkel MFA welcomed daughter Nola Marie.

Jessica (Sweeney) MacLean

Jessica (Sweeney) MacLean and husband Eric welcomed daughter Georgia Lynn MacLean on Nov. 30, 2013. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and measured 20.5 inches long.

Alexa Block

Alexa Block is a reporter at KOTA, an ABC news affiliate in Rapid City, S.D.