Class Notes, Spring 2011

Short profiles of Bobbi Nickels '70; Reese Moriyama '10; and Felicity Shoulders '08, followed by full Class Notes listings.

Bobbi Nickels ’70, former director of Pacific’s Upward Bound program, is “inches away” from raising the $25,000 needed for an endowed scholarship for low-income Pacific students. Nickels, who began the drive to honor her former students, said many small donations, including all of the custodial staff, have helped build the scholarship fund. (Courtesy Photo)

Bobbi Nickels 1970

Bobbi Nickels ’70, former director of Pacific’s Upward Bound program, has raised $25,000 for an endowed scholarship for low-income Pacific students, in honor of her former students. Many small donations, including all of the custodial staff, helped build the fund, which is still accepting donations. Nickels hopes to see the first annual scholarship awarded this fall.

More on Pacific philanthropy

Felicity Shoulders M.F.A. ’08 has been nominated to receive the 2010 Nebula Award for Short Stories. Her story, “Conditional Love” is one of seven finalists chosen by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. Shoulders will be traveling to Washington, D.C. for the awards ceremony in May. (Courtesy Photo)

Felicity Shoulders 2008

Felicity Shoulders ’08 has been nominated to receive the 2010 Nebula Award for Short Stories. Her story, “Conditional Love” is one of seven finalists chosen by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. Shoulders will be traveling to Washington, D.C. for the awards ceremony in May.

Reese Moriyama ’10 has won a national award from the University and College Designers Association (UCDA) for a series of photographs of Pacific athletes Moriyama shot in 2010. Only 196 Excellence Awards were given from nearly 1,300 entries in the 40th Annual UCDA Competition. His winning entry was on display at the annual UCDA Design Conference in October in Minneapolis. (Courtesy Photo)

Reese Moriyama 2010

Reese Moriyama ’10 has won a national award from the University and College Designers Association (UCDA) for a series of photographs of Pacific athletes Moriyama shot in 2010. Only 196 Excellence Awards were given from nearly 1,300 entries in the 40th Annual UCDA Competition. His winning entry was on display at the annual UCDA Design Conference in October in Minneapolis.

More Reese photos: fleetingcaptures.blogspot.com

General Comments

Billy Gates

Billy Gates covers high school sports for The Oregonian and OregonLive.com.

 

Katey Schultz

Katey Schultz MFA was awarded the 2013 Gold Medal for Literary Fiction Book of the Year by the Military Writers Society of America for her book, Flashes of War.

 

Rachael Burbank

Rachael Burbank has returned to her hometown in Massachusetts and is working at a Cape Cod nonprofit supporting commercial fishermen.

 

Garold Howe

Garold Howe and Rochelle Howe ’11 welcomed their second child, Harper May, on March 28, 2014. She measured 20.5 inches and weighed 7.4 pounds.

 

Nick Locke

Nick Locke opened his own chiropractic clinic in West Linn, Ore. in March 2013.

 

Thuy Nguyn

Thuy Nguyn OD is now working in the Warrenton, Ore., Costco Optical Department.

 

Bret Andre

Bret Andre MS and wife Mijeong K. Andre, research coordinator in Pacific’s Vision Performance Institute, welcomed daughter Ha-Yoon Andre on Dec. 23, 2013.