News, Media and Stories | Class Of 2017

Garrett Brown ’17 began a year-long internship in July 2018 at the Artists Repertory Theatre, the longest-running professional theatre company in Portland, Ore. 
Jennifer Saunders MFA ’17 was published twice in 2018, once by Blue Fifth Review and also by Glass: A Journal of Poetry for her compelling poem, “Measured in Minutes.” 
Jamaica Baldwin MFA ’17 was announced winner of the 2019 San Miguel Writer’s Conference Writing Contest in Poetry for her poem, “Teaching the Beasts to Devour My Mother.”
DeVon Pouncey ’17 recently started his new position as vendor coordinator for Street Roots, a local newspaper based in Portland, Ore., that creates income opportunities for people experiencing homelessness and poverty.
Emily Barry ’17, MAT ’18 was featured in Tualatin Life, a community newspaper in Tualatin, Ore., as the city's own "Homegrown Hero."
Victoria “Tori” Prawitz ’17 and Tyler Wiprud ’17 were married on Sept. 23, 2018.
Debbie Hall MFA ’17 had her poem “Red Dragonfly” featured by online poetry magazine Califragile.
Kendra Weiler MS ’17, OD ’18 was one of the recipients of the 2018 Resident Travel Fellowship Award granted by the American Academy of Optometry.   
Kelly Carlos-Freeman MAT '17 and Fabiola Gavina Zavala '17 co-wrote and presented their children's book, Day of the Dead, at Washington Elementary School in Woodburn, Ore. 
Jillian Ross ’17 was inducted into the St. Helens (Ore.) Sports Booster Club's Hall of Fame.