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.
Suzi Buchanan MAT recently received a grant from the FedEx small business contest to support her business, Humdinger Kettle Korn.
Sara Kearsley graduated from the University of Oregon School of Law in 2011, and recently joined the Evers Law Office in Hillsboro. She practices elder law and estate planning, with a focus on public benefits planning. Her two children keep her busy when she is not at work.
Kara (Moore) Kuh became the new public relations manager for Travel Salem and the Willamette Valley Visitors Association (WVVA) in October 2012. She and her husband, Tom, live in Salem.
Billy Merck ’97, MAEd ’03 and his wife, Kat, welcomed Felix William Merck on Nov. 20, 2012. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces.
Rebecca “Becky” Weaver began a Britain Postdoctoral Fellowship in August 2012 at Georgia Tech in Atlanta.
April (Wilson) Hammel and husband Michael welcomed their first baby, Cooper Justice Hammel, on April 22, 2012.
Brad Kauder Psy.D. earned board certification in clinical neuropsychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology. He has a private practice in Ashland, Ore., and provides clinical and forensic neuropsychological services.