Class Notes, Spring 2014

Carrie Newman '88

Carrie Newman 1988

Carrie Newman ’88 is executive director of the Fort Collins Symphony Orchestra. Since graduating from Pacific, she has served in the Peace Corps in central Africa, earned a graduate degree in health policy from the University of Chicago and spent more than 15 years in health administration. Read more in the Editor's Blog.

David Cook OD '78

David Cook OD 1978

David Cook OD ’78 has published a new novel, The Anatomy of Blindness. Calling it a spiritual adventure story, Cook says the novel is about a behavioral optometrist who joins a consulting group that is, in fact, a front for an alternative religious group. The novel, he says, offers a new way of seeing the world. Cook owns Cook Vision Therapy Center in Marietta, Ga., and is a member of several national and international optometric organizations. He lectures throughout the United States, most recently at the Northwest Congress of Optometry, which met Feb. 22-23 at Pacific University. Read more in the Editor's Blog.

General Comments

Leah Harrison

Leah Harrison and husband Morné Husselman welcomed son Morgan Jacob Husselman on Jan. 11, 2014. He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces. The family lives in Cape Town, South Africa.

 

Leya Wood

Leya Wood welcomed daughter Joelle Annalyse Woods on Dec. 14, 2013.

 

Sarah (Myers) Ward

Sarah (Myers) Ward welcomed daughter Sophia Andie on Feb. 27, 2014. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and measured 19.25 inches. She joins 2-year-old
sister Olivia.

 

Randi Strickland

Randi Strickland is business manager and district clerk for the Three Forks Public Schools in Three Forks, Mont.

 

Kristin (Cook) Sickler

Kristin (Cook) Sickler ’06, MAT ‘07 welcomed son Ian Daniel Sickler in November 2013.

 

Kevin Martin Gregg

Jill (Winger) Gregg

Jill (Winger) Gregg welcomed son Kevin Martin on Oct. 3, 2013. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and measured 21 inches long.

Samantha Collins

Samantha Collins and her partner Bronson welcomed daughter Bailey on March 31, 2014. She weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce and measured 21.5 inches.