Jessica Heckman OD '09 was inducted into Concordia's Athletic Hall of Fame. After earning her degree from Concordia, Heckman pursued a doctorate in optometry from Pacific. Heckman currently is vice president of clinical affairs and optometric residency director at Chu Vision Institute in Bloomington, Minn. Her community service includes participating in eye care mission trips to the Philippines and Myanmar.
Josh Beck '12 joined the financial planning and investment firm Petersen Hastings as a Financial Controller, September 2019. In this role, Beck will be primarily responsible for developing and monitoring the Kennewick, Wash. firm’s financial strategy, budgeting, and forecasting.
Dr. Glenn Freudenberger '62, OD '63 passed away on Sept. 27, 2019 at the age of 88. After earning his degree in optometry from Pacific, Freudenberger became an accomplished photographer and author with a focus on Motorsports, as well as covering the Seahawks and Supersonics for the Wenatchee Daily World.
Kenneth Box '56 passed away at the age of 88 on Oct. 14, 2019. He received his teaching degree from Pacific in 1959 and then went on to obtain his Masters Degree. After graduation, Box worked at Yamhill High School, where he met Becky, his wife of 62 years. They settled in the Beaverton area where he taught high school and then became an administrator for the Beaverton School District.
Kari O'Driscoll '93 recently published her first book, "One Teenager at a Time: Developing Self-Awareness & Critical Thinking in Adolescence."
Terry Trevillyan '61, OD '63 passed away at age 85 on Oct. 14, 2019. Trevillyan was in the Army from 1954-1956, and stationed in England as a High Speed Radio Operator. Terry then attended University of South Dakota, before heading west to Pacific University Optometry School where he received a doctorate in optometry in 1963.
William Crawford (Bill) '42 passed away on Sept. 4, 2019 at the age of 99. Bill was a member of Phi Beta Tau and played football for Pacific during his time here.
Clara Howell '17 has joined the Lake Oswego Review as a reporter.
Haley Menge '13 celebrated her eye clinic's fifth year of operations. She opened Hi-Line Eye Care's doors in 2014, and since has provided many with treatment and education about their eye health.
Nathan Lighthizer OD '09 will present at the North Carolina Optometric Society's Fall Congress.